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Please note, all job vacancies are posted as soon as they are received, and are cleared after the closing date, or after three months, if one is not specified.

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Current vacancies

Non-Clinical Lecturer / Senior Lecturer

The National Heart and Lung Institute (NHLI) is looking for an outstanding Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in respiratory science who can complement current research activity and demonstrate research interest in areas such as immunology/inflammation, signal transduction, stem cell biology, tissue generation, advanced mouse genetics, state of the art in vitro/vivo imaging and development of organoid culture.

Institution/Organisation:
Imperial College London
Application deadline:
Education & Careers Officer

The British Society for Immunology is a dynamic membership organisation and learned society, with a mission to promote excellence in immunology research, scholarship and clinical practice for the benefit of human and animal health.  With over 3,500 members and a remit across academia, industry and healthcare in the UK and globally, we undertake a wide range of activities to support our members throughout their careers, including delivering an extensive programme of innovative meetings and events, promoting and disseminating research and good practice in immunology, and engaging with partners in pursuit of shared goals.

We are looking for a talented Education & Careers Officer, with a good understanding of the science careers landscape, to join our team in central London. The role-holder will be responsible for the development and execution of all education and careers activities for the Society, including running activities for our members, providing guidance on career pathways and developing strategies to bring new people into the field of immunology. Working with the BSI Education Secretary, they will use their skills to develop innovative schemes of work to support current and future generations of immunologists across their careers, and to ensure that the Society delivers on its strategic plan.

The role is ideally suited to a proactive and organised graduate/postgraduate, with an understanding and enthusiasm for biosciences, and with at least one year's experience of working in the science education or careers sector. You will need strong project management skills, matched with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively to a wide range of audiences.

If you feel that you have the required skills for this role, please read the full job description and send a CV and cover letter outlining your suitability for the role to hr@immunology.org by Monday 10 December 2018.

Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications that we receive, it is not possible to respond to all applicants individually. We request no contact from agencies.

Institution/Organisation:
British Society for Immunology
Application deadline:
Policy & Public Affairs Manager

The British Society for Immunology is a dynamic membership organisation and learned society, with a mission to promote excellence in immunology research, scholarship and clinical practice for the benefit of human and animal health.  With over 3,500 members, a central facet of our work is to raise awareness of, and champion, immunology amongst external audiences including policy-makers and the public, to keep the discipline at the forefront of public debate.

We are looking for a talented and ambitious Policy & Public Affairs Manager, who is passionate about science and healthcare, to join our team in central London. The role-holder will have responsibility for leading the development and coordination of our key strategic policy activities, including progressing external scientific and health policy for the Society and promoting the importance of engaging in policy-making to Society members. The postholder will be responsible for developing relationships with relevant stakeholders, using their proven influencing skills to deliver opportunities to promote immunology and the Society’s key messages, ensuring immunology issues are high up the political agenda. They will also have the capability to analyse and develop policies, with guidance from our members, in a way which strengthens our collective voice.

This fast-paced and creative role is ideally suited to a proactive and organised graduate, with outstanding communication skills and a proven track record of developing and delivering effective public affairs campaigns. This is an excellent opportunity to work within a science and health organisation and develop a range of policy and public affairs activities, as well as build interesting and important partnerships in a dynamic field of research.

If you feel that you have the required skills for this role, please read the full job description and send a CV and cover letter outlining your suitability for the role to hr@immunology.org by Monday 10 December 2018.

Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications that we receive, it is not possible to respond to all applicants individually. We request no contact from agencies.

Institution/Organisation:
British Society for Immunology
Application deadline:
PhD Studentship

A fully funded BBSRC/Medimmune PhD studentship is available starting from October 2019 in the School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Manchester. It is a joint project with supervisors from the School of Physics and Astronomy, the School of Chemical Engineering and Medimmune’s Dosage Form Design & Development group (MedImmune is a biopharmaceutical company based in Cambridge and is a member of the AstraZeneca Group).

Institution/Organisation:
University of Manchester
Application deadline:
Research Technician

A Research Technician’s position is available, funded by a Wellcome Trust Senior Investigator Award to Professor Mala Maini, in UCL’s Division of Infection and Immunity (Bloomsbury campus, Rayne Institute). Work within the Division of Infection & Immunity aims to translate advances in the understanding of pathogens and the immune system into improved diagnosis and therapy. Its close link to the UCL Hospitals provides an excellent interface between science and medicine.

Institution/Organisation:
University College London
Application deadline:
Junior PI

The University of Oxford are seeking to appoint a Junior Group Leader in Cancer Immunity within the Human Immunology Unit (HIU), Investigative Medicine at the Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford. This role reports to the Professor Vincenzo Cerundolo, director of the HIU. The potholder will be an enthusiastic investigator willing to develop an independent research programme in cancer immunity within the HIU, who will be able to take advantage of the added value of the HIU and of the Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine.

Institution/Organisation:
University of Oxford
Application deadline:
Chair of Immunology

Applications are invited from innovative researchers of international standing for the Chair of Immunology in the School of Biological Sciences. For this post the University of Edinburgh are seeking an individual with an established record of discovery within the field of Immunology, whose research focuses on fundamental immunology with clear links to evolutionary biology and infectious disease research. In particular, they would like to see applications from candidates working on the immune system of non-murine, non-human species. Candidates should have the vision and skills required to promote the development of novel research programmes and to form effective collaborative partnerships with colleagues from a wide range of scientific disciplines. You should be an enthusiastic and engaging teacher, with the ability to enhance students’ experience of studying at Edinburgh. The Chair of Immunology will play a leading role in shaping strategy for the Institute of Immunology and Infection Research as well as contributing to plans to extend Edinburgh’s existing excellence in immunology and infection, evolutionary biology, stem cell/regenerative medicine, synthetic biology and cell biology/epigenetics.

Institution/Organisation:
University of Edinburgh
Application deadline:
Postdoctoral Research Assistant

Working with Principal Investigator, Dr Joris Hemelaar, you will be a member of a research group carrying out research for a project investigating the role of innate immune cells in adverse perinatal outcomes in HIV-infected pregnant women, using samples already collected throughout pregnancy from a well-characterised prospective cohort of HIV-positive women and controls in South Africa. You will adapt and develop new scientific techniques and experimental protocols; gather, analyse, and present scientific data from a variety of sources, reviewing and refining working hypotheses; collaborate in the preparation of scientific reports and journal articles and present papers and posters; and contribute to wider project planning, including ideas for new research projects.

Institution/Organisation:
University of Oxford
Application deadline:
Operations Officer

King's College London are seeking an enthusiastic Operations Officer to join the professional services team supporting the Peter Gorer Department of Immunobiology, within the School of Immunology & Microbial Sciences. They are one of seven Schools in the Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine at King’s College London. The School is based across three Campuses, and the successful candidate will be expected to work across these locations, as and when required.

Institution/Organisation:
King's College London
Application deadline:
Assistant Project Co-ordinator

The Assistant Project Co-ordinator will work with Professor Iain McInnes (group leader) and Ms Caron Paterson (Project Manager) providing project support to ten ongoing research studies under the rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis portfolio of clinical trials. This post offers an excellent opportunity for an experienced administrator or project manager to join a multidisciplinary team developing and managing a portfolio of high quality translational immunology research projects within Institute of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation.

Institution/Organisation:
University of Glasgow
Application deadline:

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