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To post a job advertisement on this page, please contact our Education & Careers Officer, Eolan Healy. Note that this service is free to BSI members and their institutions, as well as our corporate members. There is a small charge of £100 for non-members who wish to advertise. 

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.

For more information about the vacancies, please click on the links below. You may also find it helpful to have a look at our funding opportunities page

Current vacancies

Communications Officer at the Infectious Diseases Data Observatory

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Communications Officer at the Infectious Diseases Data Observatory, based at the Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, Nuffield Department of Medicine, Oxford University.
 
You will help ensure our key target audiences have a clear understanding of IDDO’s data-sharing platforms and its mission to accelerate better treatments and improve global health. You will source and write engaging copy for our websites, social media and promotional materials for events. You will have a university degree or equivalent in communications, marketing, public health or a health-related scientific subject and evidence of commitment to continuing professional development. This is a varied and creative role with scope to implement your own ideas and work with scientists from around the world. 

Candidates should submit two relevant samples of written work along with their application.

Institution/Organisation:
University of Oxford, Nuffield Department of Medicine
Application deadline:
Postdoctoral Researcher - HIV Cellular Immunology

Oxford University are seeking a highly-motivated Postdoctoral Researcher for a new post recently funded under a joint call from UKRI and the Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS). This project focuses on using structural and functional information from HIV-2 as a novel approach to HIV-1 vaccine design. Reporting to Professor Sarah Rowland-Jones, the post-holder will be a member of a research group in the Nuffield department of Medicine in Oxford, with responsibility for carrying out research as part of this joint project with collaborators in the University of Hokkaido in Japan. Our group will study cellular immune responses to HIV-2 in the UK HIV-2 cohort, with a particular focus on cytotoxic T lymphocyte (CTL) responses to HIV-2 proteins, whilst our Japanese colleagues will focus on structural analysis of HIV-2 proteins and T-cell receptors of HIV-2-specific T-cells.
The post holder will undertake experiments and will write up their results to complete the project. You will manage own academic research and administrative activities.  You will also present results in laboratory meetings to both the Oxford group and our Japanese collaborators, as well as at national/international conferences, and prepare data for publication. In addition, the post holder will provide guidance to less experienced members of the research group, including PhD, visiting and undergraduate project students. 
You must hold or be close to completion of a relevant PhD/DPhil and have an excellent track record in academic achievement, including publication record.  You will have the ability to manage own academic research and contribute ideas for new research projects and research income generation.  Excellent communications skills and the ability to work well with a team are also essential.
This full-time position is fixed term for 36 months.

Institution/Organisation:
University of Oxford
Application deadline:
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Innate Immunology

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the School of Immunology & Microbial Sciences at King’s College London in the laboratory of Dr Annika Warnatsch. Dr Warnatsch investigates the role of neutrophil-mediated reactive oxygen production in antiviral inflammation. Specifically, the project will analyse the regulation of cytokine signalling, immune cell recruitment and organisation through reactive oxygen species localisation during influenza A virus infection. The successful candidate will work closely with Dr Warnatsch but also design, perform and interpret experimental protocols independently. The post-doc will be expected to be self-motivated, able to organise and self-direct in writing up and presenting results and findings. The post-doc will be expected to hold a PhD in a relevant area with a significant background in innate immunology, inflammation or virus infection. Previous experience with either viral infection or in vivo mouse models will be essential. Familiarity with flow cytometry and/or immunofluorescence staining and confocal microscopy will be an advantage. The post is full-time for 18 months initially with the possibility for prolongation.

Institution/Organisation:
King's College London
Application deadline:
Post-doctoral Research Associate in Immunology

This position is for a Post-doctoral Research Associate to join the Inflammation Biology Group at the Centre for Inflammation Biology and Cancer Immunology (CIBCI). The project aims to dissect the signalling pathways that regulate the functions of tissue-resident mononuclear phagocytes, including macrophages and dendritic cells (Baratin et al. Immunity 2015 42(4):627-39; Dalod et al. EMBO J 2014 33(10):1104-16). The project will employ lineage-specific gene targeting in mice combined with emerging technologies such as single-cell genomics and mass cytometry. In depth knowledge of immunology and experience with multi-colour flow cytometry analysis of mouse tissues are essential. Background knowledge of mononuclear phagocyte biology and signalling pathways would be an advantage. Working knowledge of systems biology approaches, genomics and mass cytometry would also be an advantage but is not essential.
This post will be offered on a fixed-term contract for 24 months.

 

Institution/Organisation:
King's College London
Application deadline:
Lecturer in Immunology - Infection

The University of Central Lancashire and American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine have put together a new programme aimed at helping ease the global shortage of doctors.
UCLan and the AUC have joined forces to offer a new blended programme, to enable students from the UK and across the world to study towards their accredited medical qualification, the Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree - the postgraduate degree of physicians in the United States
As part of this exciting development, the University is seeking to appoint Senior Lecturers and Lecturers in a range of bioscience disciplines (anatomy, physiology, cell biology, embryology and histology).  Working within a committed and enthusiastic team you will contribute to the course planning, teaching, and assessment as well as providing strategic module leadership.
You will hold a first degree and a Masters or PhD in relevant subject areas. Experience of higher education teaching, enthusiasm for your subject and the ability to teach up to Masters level. A recognised qualification such as fellowship of the HEA is desirable. You will of course also have excellent communication, presentation and team working skills.

Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. This position is based in Preston.

Institution/Organisation:
University of Central Lancashire
Application deadline:
Lecturer in Computational Systems Immunity

The Laboratory of Immunity and Metabolism, Division of Infection and Immunity based in the School of Medicine at Cardiff University, is seeking a highly motivated and outstanding individual to join our Faculty as part of a new hub of Systems Modellers in the cross-disciplinary science and medicine programme of the Laboratory of Infection and Immunity.
 
Candidates must have PhD or equivalent as well as significant experience and a proven record of outstanding computational accomplishments in the research areas of numerical modelling, complex and dynamical systems. A background in at least one or more fields of mathematics, physics, engineering or statistics would be required. A strong interest in control and dynamical systems theory would be an advantage. While knowledge of biological systems is desirable it is not essential. The successful candidate will initiate and maintain an original, competitive and independently funded research of international calibre, aligned with key strategic objectives of the Laboratory of Immunity and Metabolism. Collegial, team science interactions will be an important element in success.

This is a full time post (35 hours per week), open ended and availability immediately.

 

Institution/Organisation:
Cardiff University School of Medicine
Application deadline:
Lecturers within the Faculty of Medicine

Are you a dedicated, enthusiastic, and talented early-stage scientist seeking to establish your own group? The Faculty of Medicine at Imperial College London is recruiting up to 20 non-clinical Lectureships to join its world-class academic community. This recruitment is part of a suite of developments underway within the Faculty to support academic opportunity in key areas of their science. The Faculty is planning towards the opening of extensive new academic and translational facilities at the College’s new White City Campus and adjacent Hammersmith Campus, unlocking new opportunities for co-location and collaboration between scientists from across the College. Taken together, these developments offer an outstanding environment for non-clinical scientists working in the broad area of medical sciences to establish themselves within a world-leading STEM university during an exciting period of development.
To excel in these roles, you will need to have a record of excellent research in your field with strong communication and team-working skills. Leadership skills are also essential for this role. Productivity and be developing (or have already developed) a national or international reputation in their scientific field is also a must. These posts will be permanent, subject to a satisfactory 3-year probation review.

 

Institution/Organisation:
Imperial College London
Application deadline:
Postdoc Immunology and Vaccinology

The Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) are looking for a motivated and ambitious postdoctoral researcher to work on a project that aims to analyse the immune system of populations that reside in different geographical areas and respond to vaccines in a very different way. The work aims to answer the question how regulatory immune responses contribute to the poor efficacy of vaccines in rural areas of low to middle income countries. This research will contribute to the development of novel effective vaccines where they are needed most. 

For this project, samples are available from several field studies conducted in rural areas of low to middle income countries where exposure to micro- and macro-organisms is high. In addition, samples are available from series of unique controlled human infection studies conducted at the LUMC and other centers in Europe. You will work together with a team of international collaborators to use high-dimensional CyTOF, flow cytometry and specialized data analysis methods to gain new insights in immunological profiles associated with immune regulation and vaccine responses. You will be expected to design functional experiments to understand mechanisms underlying poor vaccine efficacy in rural areas of low to middle income countries. The position is for two years and based in the Leiden Immuno-parasitology Group (LIPG) within the department of Parasitology.

Institution/Organisation:
Leiden University Medical Center
Application deadline:
Miltenyi Biotec opportunities

Miltenyi Biotec is a team of more than 2,300 scientists, physicians, engineers, marketers and numerous other specialists, passionate about driving biomedical progress towards curing severe diseases. They offer a wide range of positions in the biomedical field with individual responsibility at all entry levels – for the experienced professional as well as for the graduate student. Miltenyi Biotec are currently recruiting for multiple positions suitable for candidates with an immunology backgrounds. These positions are based at three separate sites in Germany - Bergisch Gladbach, Teterow and Radolfzell am Bodensee.  The company language is English, but German lessons are provided as well. Please click on the link below to search their careers site for opportunities in Germany.

Institution/Organisation:
Miltenyi Biotec
Application deadline:
Various

  

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