Postdoctoral Researcher In Immunology
University Of Oxford
Postdoctoral Researcher in Immunology
Wellcome Centre Human Genetics, NDM Research Building, Roosevelt Drive, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7FZ
We are seeking to appoint a Postdoctoral Researcher, within the recently established Pandemic Sciences Institute, Genetics who will join Professor Miles Carroll’s group to research the immunological and pathological response to SARS-CoV-2 infection and vaccination.
This job involves supporting and supervising all aspects of the research programme aiming to characterise naturally acquired and vaccine induced immunity to SARS-CoV-2 in in vivo models and humans. You will be responsible for carrying out immunological assays on samples, as well as analyse and interpret the results. You will conduct research to evaluate immune responses following SARS-CoV-2 infection, and liaise and coordinate with collaborators, where required. You will Present the results to members of the group and to the institute and write monthly reports and publications, as well as present the results at external meetings.
It is essential that you hold a PhD/ DPhil (or close to completion) in immunology, virology, vaccine field or another relevant subject, and have prior laboratory experience of immunological techniques to assess immune responses to viruses (preferably SARS-CoV-2 & filoviruses) in human and NHP samples. Ability to research complex issues and interpret, analyse, and present scientific data and write reports and publications is essential, and you will have an excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and ability to work effectively with others.
Applications for this vacancy are to be made online and you will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application. Your supporting statement must explain how you meet each of the selection criteria for the post using examples of your skills and experience.
This position is offered full time on a fixed term contract until 30 September 2025 and is funded by Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Only applications received before 12 midday on 25 November 2022 will be considered. Please quote 161136 on all correspondence.
Contact Person : Kristina Limbu Vacancy ID : 161136 Contact Phone : 01865 617971 Closing Date & Time : 25-Nov-2022 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 7 Contact Email : firstname.lastname@example.org Salary (£) : Grade 7: £34,308 – £42,155 with a discretionary range to £46,047 p.a.