The VALIDATE Network - Vaccine development for complex intracellular neglected pathogens
Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Senior Research Officer UCT
3x Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor or Senior Research Officer/Chief Research Officer
Employer: Wellcome Centre for Infectious Diseases Research in Africa (CIDRI-Africa), Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine and Department of Medicine in the Faculty of Heath Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Job Type: 3 year contract
The Wellcome Centre for Infectious Diseases Research in Africa (CIDRI-Africa) has been established at the University of Cape Town to augment acknowledged strengths in the basic and clinical aspects of infectious diseases research in the Faculty of Health Sciences. This prestigious award is the only one given to an organisation outside of the United Kingdom. Three interlinked platforms will support clinical studies in the community (clinical research), improve the depth of laboratory investigations for infected materials (BioSafety Level III) and advance cutting-edge integration of high-dimensional, big data (biomedical data integration). Each platform will be led by an established internationally recognized investigator based in the Faculty of Health Sciences and will be supported by the incumbents of the three academic posts advertised. Each post is offered for a period of 3 years and will be affiliated to an academic department depending on the platform. Budget to support research projects and the opportunity, through internal competition, to recruit post-graduate students will be provided. Depending on qualifications, research experience and academic track record successful candidates may be appointed at the level of Associate Professor or Chief Research Officer.
You can find all three full job descriptions, and the process for application on the UCT website: