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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

Research Associate

The RVC are looking for an experienced Research Associate to work with us on a carbohydrate-based vaccine project based at the Hawkshead Campus (Hertfordshire).

The post holder will join the Molecular Immunology group within the Department of Pathobiology and Population Sciences, and the work envisaged will complement interests of academics within the Molecular Immunology Group. This new post is funded through a Bloomsburry SET grant, together with colleagues from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and is in line with the College’s initiative to establish a Centre of Vaccinology and Cell Therapy associated with a large capital development programme at the Hawkshead Campus.

The post holder is expected to have a background in a Biological Science area. The post holder will develop an in-vitro organ culture system (precision cut lung slices), similar to the one already developed in sheep to assess newly developed carbohydrate-based vaccines against Streptococcus suis, an important pathogen of pigs, which is endemic in nearly all countries with an extensive pig industry. More importantly, S. suis is also a zoonotic disease, capable of transmission to humans from pigs. Humans can be infected with S. suis when they handle infected pig carcasses or meat, especially with exposed cuts and abrasions on their hands, and resulting infections can include meningitis, septicaemia, endocarditis, and deafness as possible outcomes of infection. As there is currently no extremely successful vaccine on the market, penicillin is the most common antibiotic used in treatment of S. suis infection, increasing the usage of antimicrobials.

In addition, the post holder will be responsible for supporting the daily running of the Molecular Immunology labs by preparing reagents, placing orders, monitoring equipment, assisting with H&S documentation and performing other general housekeeping duties.

Royal Veterinary College, University of London
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Lecturer in Mucosal Immunology

The Faculty of Dentistry, Oral & Craniofacial Sciences is the largest, most influential centre of excellence in the UK for oral and dental research, with an outstanding record of quality assurance in learning and teaching. The faculty's international reputation is reflected by our ranking of 2nd in the QS World University Rankings for Dentistry 2019.

They are now seeking to recruit a highly motivated Lecturer in Mucosal Immunology to join the faculty's expanding Centre for Host Microbiome Interactions. This appointment will be expected to enhance the research portfolio of the faculty, particularly in the field of Mucosal Immunology.

Applicants should have excellent research track records in studying microbial pathogens and the mucosal immune response in health and disease. Appointees will be actively encouraged to collaborate with colleagues from other Faculties, to guide researchers and research students and to teach on undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

King's College London
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STEMCELL Technologies opportunities

STEMCELL Technologies Inc. is a Canadian biotechnology company with a mission to advance the pursuit of scientific knowledge by supplying high quality, innovative reagents, tools and services that enable life science research. With a catalogue of more than 2000 cell biology research tools, STEMCELL is driven by science and a passion for quality. As of 2019, the company employs more than 1300 people globally, with over one-third of those holding a PhD or MSc, and the majority of employees having a BSc or Engineering degree. They are actively searching for talent in Scientific Sales, Product and Scientific Support, Market Development, Research & Development, and Supply Chain Operations, to join their European Offices: Cambridge, UK; Cologne, Germany; and Grenoble, France. 

STEMCELL Technologies
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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.

Miltenyi Biotec
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