Research Assistant/Junior Scientist in Behavioural Pharmacology

We are recruiting a Research Assistant in Behavioral Pharmacology

Ulysses Neuroscience Ltd. is experiencing a new phase of growth and we are hiring a Research Assistant/Junior Scientist to join our expanding preclinical in vivo team. We are an Irish Contract Research Organization (CRO) aimed at advancing knowledge and treatment of neurological disorders by providing pre-clinical and clinical research services to pharmaceutical companies worldwide. The company is currently running several ground-breaking projects with different Pharmaceutical Companies in the fields of psychedelics and rare disease research. We seek talented, qualified, motivated employees that want to start a thriving career in the science industry.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about working with experimental models and that holds a BSc or MSc in neuroscience, biomedical sciences, pharmaceutical sciences, psychology, or related fields. This role requires independent thinking and execution as well as interpersonal and communications skills, a proactive sense of ownership and initiative, and discretion in handling
confidential information.

Research Assistant/Junior Scientist in Behavioural Pharmacology

Dublin, Ireland


  • A desire to help patients achieve the research goals that they set out themselves through high quality science.
  • A primary degree in neuroscience, biomedical sciences, pharmaceutical sciences psychology, or related fields is strongly preferred
  • Strong organisation, time management, and planning skills
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to changing priorities in a fast-paced, dynamic organisation
  • Self-motivated, showing initiative and creative thinking, with a proactive, resourceful attitude to problem-solving and solution implementation
  • Experience in MS office
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to follow through with a high level of accuracy


  • Put patient research first by engaging with discussions with patient and family associations, perform outreach activities.
  • Assist with preclinical studies as required by our research collaborators
  • Assist with the analysis of research data
  • Communicate with management and other colleagues the results of experiments in a clear and concise manner
  • Work within multidisciplinary teams across different areas of the business
  • Contribute to study reports, manuscripts, and conference materials as required

Desirable Requirements

  • Animal handling experience
  • Behavioural analysis experience
  • LAST accreditation (LAST training will be provided to successful candidates that do not currently hold it)
  • Experience with brain dissection in small rodents

Get in Touch!

We invite individuals who have an interest in neuropharmacology and patient-centric research to get in touch.
At Ulysses Neuroscience, employees will experience working within high profile industry on emerging scientific research, and have the opportunity to develop their skills in clinical research, biomarker research and in-vivo pharmacology.

If you are interested in joining the Ulysses Neuroscience team please contact us!

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