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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

Senior Lecturer/Reader in Basic Sciences

The Royal Veterinary College have exciting openings for a Senior Lecturer and a Senior Lecturer/Reader in Basic Sciences to join the Department of Comparative Biomedical Sciences at their Camden campus. The posts are suitable for research-focused academics with a basic science, biomedical, veterinary or medical background. The successful applicants will have proven track-records of REF-returnable publications and funded research teams working in an area that aligns with the College’s existing research strengths in Comparative Physiology and Medicine

Institution/Organisation:
Royal Veterinary College
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Postdoctoral Research Scientist

The Babraham Institute wishes to recruit a highly motivated Postdoctoral Research Scientist to investigate the transcriptional and epigenetic mechanisms by which T cell receptor-driven functional programmes are controlled. The work will be an important step towards understanding how immune function is controlled during immune responses to infection and cancer. The successful applicant will join the laboratory of Dr Rahul Roychoudhuri within the Lymphocyte Signalling and Development ISP at The Babraham Institute.

Institution/Organisation:
Babraham Institute
Application deadline:
Postdoctoral Research Scientist

The Babraham Institute wishes to recruit a highly motivated Postdoctoral Research Scientist to investigate molecular mechanisms by which T cell immunity is suppressed in cancer. The work will contribute to their general understanding of molecular mechanisms of tolerance and immunosuppression and pave the way for therapies that work by modulating T cell responses during inflammation and cancer. The successful applicant will join the laboratory of Dr Rahul Roychoudhuri within the Lymphocyte Signalling and Development ISP.

Institution/Organisation:
Babraham Institute
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Research Associate

The Virology Group at Cardiff University seek to recruit a Research Associate to work on a Wellcome Trust Collaborative Grant entitled: “Exploiting a human challenge model to understand the pathogenesis of cytomegalovirus”. This collaborative project will involve specialist research groups in University College of London, Cambridge and the MRC Centre for Virus Research (Glasgow) working together to systematically follow CMV infections in a cohort of kidney and liver transplant recipients. The successful candidate will study how defined immune evasion functions encoded by CMV impact on immunological control of virus, and the progression of disease.

Institution/Organisation:
Cardiff University
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Early Career Research Fellowship

The University of Aberdeen are seeking outstanding scientists who are keen to develop an independent research career in medical mycology. Individuals in the final year of their PhD or with up to three year’s postdoctoral research experience are eligible to apply. The successful applicants will develop cutting-edge, cross-disciplinary scientific research projects in collaboration with Principal Investigators from our MRC Centre for Medical Mycology. 

Institution/Organisation:
University of Aberdeen
Application deadline:
Lecturer in Viral Immune Evasion

The Centre of Experimental Medicine, part of Queen's University Belfast seek candidates to the oppointment of Lecturer in Viral Immune Evasion. They are seeking candidates whose research focuses on innovative molecular approaches to investigate viral mechanisms of immune evasion and alteration of cell signalling. They are interested in candidates working on human viral infections but outstanding candidates working in other viral infection models will be also considered. The successful candidate will strengthen the academic base within the Centre, teach at undergraduate and postgraduate level, and will contribute to School and Centre administration/outreach activity.

Institution/Organisation:
Queen's University Belfast
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PhD Scholarship

Fully Funded PhD Scholarship: Disrupting the Diagnostic Paradigm for Gestational Diabetes using Blood-Based Raman Spectroscopy. The project will be supervised by Professor Cathy Thornton and Dr Ed Dudley with wider support from obstetricians, midwives, physicists, qualitative methods and health economic specialists. Laboratory work will be within the Institute of Life Science and Centre for NanoHealth in Swansea University Medical School on the Singleton Park Campus of Swansea University.

Institution/Organisation:
Swansea University
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Research Associate

The Virology Group, part of the College of Biomedical and Life Sciences at Cardiff University seek to recruit a Research Associate to work on a Wellcome Trust Collaborative Grant entitled: “Exploiting a human challenge model to understand the pathogenesis of cytomegalovirus”. Candidates should possess a PhD and experience in cellular immunology, virology and/or molecular biology.

Institution/Organisation:
Cardiff University
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Research Associate

This is an opportunity for a highly motivated and passionate mucosal immunologist to work on a full-time one year Wellcome Trust-funded project, exploring the impact of immune cell metabolism in the regulation of inflammatory diseases at barrier sites. You will be a Research Associate in mucosal immunology and cellular metabolism in the laboratory of Dr. Matthew Hepworth in the Faculty of Life Sciences at the University of Manchester.

Institution/Organisation:
University of Manchester
Application deadline:
University Professor

The University of Innsbruck invites applications for the position of University Professor of Immunogerontology at the Department of Biomedical Aging Research, Faculty of Biology, Innsbruck, Austria. The Faculty of Biology of the University of Innsbruck seeks an outstanding scientist in the field of Immunogerontology. The selected candidate is expected to establish a research program in the area of immunogerontology. An innovative research approach linking immunology and ageing research is desirable.

Institution/Organisation:
The University of Innsbruck
Application deadline:

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