The VALIDATE Network - Vaccine development for complex intracellular neglected pathogens
Research Associate (in Vaccinology and more) - University of Cambridge, 2020
Deadline for applications: 23 Feb 2020
Salary: £32,816 - £40,322
We are currently seeking an experienced Research Associate working in the areas of Host/pathogen interactions, International Health/Vaccinology, and Antimicrobial Drug Resistance. This role will be based within the Cambridge Institute of Therapeutic Immunology and Infectious Disease (CITIID) in the recently opened Jeffrey Cheah Biomedical Centre, located on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus. Our research in these areas reflect our international excellence in these areas, which aims to investigate, understand, and tackle bacterial diseases and Antimicrobial Drug Resistance. We work closely with the Cambridge University Hospitals, industry and collaborate with an extensive international network of renowned key partners.
The post holder will conduct, contribute to, and take responsibility for research projects within the above remit at CITIID and other international locations, when required. The facilities within CITIID are world class. The principal role with the group will be to conduct studies regarding the phenotypic, microscopic, genetic, and genomic characterisation of bacteria and their hosts. This aim is expected to be developed through sustained collaboration with internal and external scientists, the publication of scientific articles, presenting work at international meeting, and the co-supervision of PhD students, MSc students and other staff. The position require ambitious and motivated individuals with proven experience of conducting high quality scientific research and the desire to develop a career in applied microbiological research in an open and collegiate research environment.
Successful candidates should have an PhD in a relevant scientific area. Practical experience in molecular biology, genomics, advanced cellular biology methodologies, or microbiology are essential.