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To post a job advertisement on this page, please contact Glyn Jones. 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

Research Technician

The work will focus on assessing the effects of a panel of newly developed mAb on human T cell responses in vitro and will be based in the recently opened Centre for Cancer Immunology. You will be motivated, educated in a relevant subject area and have practical laboratory experience. Ideally candidates will have research experience in standard biochemical, cell-biological or immunological techniques and hold a Bachelor’s Degree, Higher BTEC or equivalent.

Institution/Organisation:
University of Southampton
Application deadline:
PhD Studentship

This PhD project is a BBSRC CASE studentship, in collaboration between the University of Southampton and Unilever. The aim of this PhD project is to identify, reconstruct, and model in vitro and in silico, gene regulatory networks of host-pathogen interactions in human skin, developing a novel platform for in silico investigation of immunity.

Institution/Organisation:
University of Southampton
Application deadline:
Postdoctoral fellow

A new project funded by Open Targets, joint between the Experimental Cancer Genetics group headed by Dr David Adams at the Wellcome Sanger Institute together with Open Targets partners, is to perform in depth analysis of factors that control T cell survival and differentiation within the tumour microenvironment. This will involve the use of bespoke targeted CRISPR screens applied to primary cells and using in vivo tumour models in order to identify novel candidates genes and/or pathways for validation and in-depth characterization

Institution/Organisation:
Wellcome Sanger Institute
Application deadline:
Client Manager

Charles River have an opportunity for a motivated and pro-active individual to join the Client Services team at their Laboratories on their Portishead site. The site is focussed on providing state of the art cell biology and pharmacology support to a range of global pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies in areas including immune oncology, autoimmune and inflammatory disease and infection.

Institution/Organisation:
Charles River
Application deadline:
Conference & Events Planner

The British Society for Immunology is recruiting a Conference and Events Planner to join our team. This role is a great opportunity to work for a dynamic science organisation in the heart of London. You will be working with the Head of Conferences and Events, other staff  members and supporting trustees and committee members to ensure the Society is able to deliver its Congress and other high-quality events throughout the year. You will be responsible for organising the prestigious annual Congress as well as other events, including but not limited to, Regional and Affinity Group seminars, symposia, trade shows and public events. The Congress is a high-profile conference, with over 1,000 delegates, and includes a growing exhibition. The success of Congress is essential for helping advance this scientific field.

The ideal candidate will have proven experience in organising similar events, conferences and education courses within a learned society, association or at least within the science or medical sector. Knowledge and experience with abstract management would be a definite bonus. You will need to be an excellent project manager with strong organisational, planning and problem-solving abilities. Due to the nature of the role, you will need to have great communication skills and be a strong multi-tasker who can juggle multiple projects with calmness, accuracy and good humour!  This full time, permanent role will be based in our London offices in Holborn working with our friendly team. 

If this is role interests you, then please read the full job description carefully before submitting a CV and cover letter, including an outline of your suitability against our criteria, to hr@immunology.org. The closing date for applications is 3 June 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:
Postdoctoral Researcher

Would you like a postdoctoral research role which involves development of new vaccines for vulnerable populations (paediatric and low income countries), as well as novel assay development and cutting edge immunology? Are you looking for a challenging and innovative research experience in a well-equipped lab, and do you have a strong interest in medical research? The Oxford Vaccine Group (OVG) are seeking an enthusiastic and driven post-doctoral scientist to join the Novel Vaccine Development Research Team.

Institution/Organisation:
University of Oxford
Application deadline:
Research Assistant

The Oxford Vaccine Group (OVG) are seeking an enthusiastic and driven Research Assistant to join the novel vaccine development research team. Would you like a role which involves new vaccines, and novel assay development? Are you looking into research experience before engaging in a PhD? Why not consider a Research Assistant role at the Oxford Vaccine Group?

Institution/Organisation:
University of Oxford
Application deadline:
Laboratory Research Assistant

The Oxford Vaccine Group (OVG) are seeking enthusiastic and driven Research Assistants to join the Clinical Trials Team. Would you like a role which involves new vaccines, and novel assay development? Are you looking into research experience before engaging in a PhD? Why not consider a Research Assistant role at the Oxford Vaccine Group?

Institution/Organisation:
University of Oxford
Application deadline:
Post-doctoral scientist

The Pirbright Institute has recently secured funding for 30 months from The Wellcome Trust to translate virus like particle (VLP) foot-and-mouth disease vaccine research to commercial development in collaboration with The Universities of Oxford and Reading and their industrial partner MSD animal health. They would like to recruit two post-doctoral scientists to work at Pirbright to test this new vaccine platform in vitro and in vivo in cattle, as part of a commercial development programme.

Institution/Organisation:
The Pirbright Institute
Application deadline:
Research Group Leader

The University of Cambridge wish to recruit up to two Research Group Leaders in any of the following disciplines: Cellular and Molecular Pathology, Immunology, Virology or Bacteriology within the Department of Pathology to establish an independent research group. The position will be for a maximum of five years and is available from 1 October 2018, or as soon as possible thereafter.
The successful candidate will be based at Department of Pathology, in Cambridge, and will be provided with laboratory space and a PhD-studentship in the Department. It is expected that he/she will obtain research grants to build a research group.

Institution/Organisation:
University of Cambridge
Application deadline:

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