The VALIDATE Network - Vaccine development for complex intracellular neglected pathogens
Project Team Leader, Public Health England, July 2017
Project Team Leader
Employer: Public Health England (PHE), Porton Down, UK
Job Type: Permanent
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
An opportunity has arisen in the small animal modelling team at PHE Porton for a Project Team Leader.
PHE provides strategic leadership and vision for protecting and improving the nation’s health. Its ambition is to lead nationally, and enable locally, a transformation in the health expectations of all people in England, regardless of where they live and the circumstance of their birth. It will achieve this through the application of research, knowledge and skills. PHE is an executive agency of the Department of Health. It is a distinct delivery organisation with operational autonomy to advise and support government, local authorities and the NHS in a professionally independent manner.
PHE-Porton plays an important role in preparing for and coordinating responses to potential healthcare emergencies, including possible acts of deliberate release. In addition, the centre undertakes both basic and applied research into understanding infectious diseases and manufactures a number of healthcare products, including vaccines and therapeutics.
The role is to apply in vivo aerobiology and bacteriology techniques relating to the evaluation of TB vaccines and therapeutics at ACDP Containment Level 3. This post will involve hands on development, optimization and application of aerobiology and bacteriology assays. Proven experience in study management is highly desirable with emphasis on in vivo study co-ordination, data collation, analyses and reporting.
You can find the full job description, and apply for the role, here.