Postdoctoral Research Scientist in Outbreak Pathogens

University of Oxford
November 24, 2023
Offerd Salary:£36,024
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Contract Type:fixed-term contract
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Postdoctoral Research Scientist in Outbreak Pathogens

Department of Paediatrics, Oxford Vaccine Group, Churchill Hospital, Oxford

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and driven individual to join the team of Professor Teresa Lambe, the postholder will be responsible for designing and vaccines which can prevent outbreak pathogens. The postholder will also be part of the Oxford Vaccine Group which is a multi- disciplinary team working across all aspects of vaccine research – this group led the rapid clinical development of vaccines against COVID-19 in the pandemic.

The successful candidate will be an experienced and driven scientist who will develop and test vaccines that confer protective efficacy against remerging pathogens including Ebolavirus, Marburg virus, Junín virus and other viral haemorrhagic fevers. The postholder should have a relevant PhD and post- qualification research experience as described - including preclinical assessment of vaccines and experience with immunological assays such as ELISAs, ELISpot, multiparameter flow cytometry and intracellular cytokine secretion (ICS). You must thrive on scientific challenges associated with generating and analysing complex immunological data sets, be keen to learn, test and develop new analytical tools and methods and happy to work in a multi-functional team.

This position is offered full-time on a fixed-term contract initially for three years with the possibility to extend provided further external funding is available.

This role meets the criteria for a UK Skilled Worker visa.

You will be required to upload a CV and Supporting Statement as part of your online application. The Supporting Statement should include a cover letter and should also clearly describe how you meet each of the selection criteria listed in the job description. Click here for information and advice on writing an effective Supporting Statement.

To discuss the post in more detail, please contact Prof. Teresa Lambe OBE using the contact details below.

Only online applications received before 12.00 midday on 24th November 2023 will be considered. Interviews will be held as soon as possible thereafter.

Contact Person : Professor Teresa Lambe Vacancy ID : 168540 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 24-Nov-2023 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 7 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : £36,024 - £ 44,263 per annum (with a discretionary range to £48,350 per annum)

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