Clinical Research Fellow in Adult Vaccinology
Oxford Vaccine Group, CCVTM, Churchill Hospital
Grade E64: £34,563 - £55,395 per annum
We are seeking an enthusiastic Adult Clinical Research Fellow to join our
established adult research team in the Oxford Vaccine Group. You will work on
vaccine and vaccine-related studies, including into COVID-19 and recently
developed human models of typhoid and paratyphoid infection. This research is
expected to lead to high quality publications and includes opportunities for
suitable candidates to study for a higher degree (MD/DPhil). If the
candidate is interested in pursuing an academic research career, he/she will
be given the opportunity and encouragement to seek independent research
funding and to develop a laboratory, clinical or a translational research
proposal. The successful applicant will expand on recent research that has
successfully developed safe, ambulant outpatient challenge models to study the
pathophysiology, host-pathogen response, novel diagnostics and effects of
vaccines on outcomes following human challenge with typhoid and paratyphoid.
The Oxford Vaccine Group undertakes vaccine research spanning basic science
through to phase I-III clinical trials. Studies performed as part of the adult
programme are directed by Professor Andrew Pollard, Professor Brian Angus, Dr
Maheshi Ramasamy and Professor Matthew Snape. This post will be based at the
Centre for Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine at the Churchill
Hospital, Oxford, OX3 7LE.
The successful candidates must have a medical degree, be a GMC registered
Medical Practitioner and have evidence of good communication and interpersonal
skills. Management experience and experience of clinical research practice
would be advantageous. These posts would be especially suitable for trainees
in infectious or tropical diseases, medical microbiology/virology, immunology,
gastroenterology or acute internal medicine, but would also be suitable for
trainees in any other speciality, including general practice or on completion
of core medical training. For further details regarding the role, please see
the job description via the link below.
Candidates are advised to read the job description, which include the
selection criteria and details on how to apply.
The post is for 12 months in the first instance, but has the potential to be
extended based on the availability of further funding. The closing date for
applications is 11 August 2021 at 12:00 midday.
To discuss the position or arrange an informal visit please contact Professor
Pollard using the contact details below.
Contact Person : Prof Andrew Pollard Vacancy ID : 152352
Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 11-Aug-2021 12:00
Contact Email : firstname.lastname@example.org