Postdoctoral Research Assistant – Virology

The Carroll Group, on the Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics, runs an internationally famend laboratory focussing on excessive consequence rising viral infections. Present tasks contain Ebola, Lassa fever, Nipah and SARS-CoV-2. A Postdoctoral Analysis Assistant is sought to hitch their extremely motivated group!

Because the Postdoctoral Analysis Assistant, you’ll work inside the group which are learning immune responses to SARS-CoV-2 following vaccination and/or an infection. You’ll need expertise of working in a laboratory setting with an correct and systematic method to the documentation of experimental work.

You’ll be answerable for managing your individual educational analysis and administrative actions. This entails small scale challenge administration, to co-ordinate a number of elements of labor to fulfill deadlines. You’ll carry out virological neutralisation experiments in containment stage 3 and assess antibody binding parameters. As well as, you’ll course of samples and optimise further assays the place required. You’ll be required to maintain updated with issues referring to Good Laboratory Apply (GLP), Well being and Security, COSHH sheets and different related laws. Performing laboratory assessments with a view to produce dependable and exact information to help scientific investigations will probably be additionally a part of your duties.

It’s important that you simply maintain a PhD/DPhil (or near completion) in a related topic reminiscent of Virology or Immunology. You’ll have expertise of cell-based virology assays at Cat II and ideally Cat III, and expertise with tissue tradition of mammalian cells. As well as, you should have expertise of working in a laboratory setting with an correct and systematic method to the documentation of experimental work. It is possible for you to to handle your individual analysis and administrative actions, inside tips supplied by senior colleagues. Expertise in class III virology and dealing information of coronaviruses is fascinating for this position.

Functions for this emptiness are to be made on-line and you may be required to add a supporting assertion and CV as a part of your on-line software. Your supporting assertion should clarify the way you meet every of the choice standards for the submit utilizing examples of your expertise and expertise.

This place is obtainable full time on a set time period contract for two years within the first occasion, and is funded by the Wellcome Belief.

Interviews are to be held within the week commencing 8 January 2024.

For extra info, or a casual chat, please contact [email protected] .

Solely purposes acquired earlier than 12 noon on 3 January 2024 will probably be thought-about. Please quote 169509 on all correspondence.

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