Senior Postdoctoral Scientist in Vaccine Immunology
Jenner Institute, Old Road Campus Research Building, Roosevelt Drive,
Headington, Oxford, OX3 7DQ
We are seeking to appoint a Senior Postdoctoral Scientist in Vaccine
Immunology to take on a significant scientific leadership role in the Douglas
Group at the Jenner Institute, Nuffield Department of Medicine.
You will carry out research related to rabies and Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)
immunology and vaccine development by conducting individual research and
supporting the work of other members of the team. You will be analysing
detailed and complex data from a variety of sources and developing appropriate
analytical protocols and techniques, and managing and supporting other members
of the group by agreeing clear task objectives, organising, and delegating
work to other members of the team. You will mentor and coach other members of
the team to develop their research and analytical skills, and guide them on
specialist methodologies and procedures. You will present papers at national
and international conferences, and lead seminars to disseminate research
findings, and share responsibility for shaping the research group's plans and
the writing of group-funding applications for new research projects.
It is essential that you hold a hold a PhD, in immunology or a related field,
and have post-doctoral level research experience. You will be able to
independently plan and manage scientific projects, including managing the work
of other members of the research team and you will have excellent
interpersonal and management skills, with experience of collaborative projects
and supervising other staff. You will have experience in one or more of the
following areas: characterisation of human responses to infection or
vaccination in clinical studies; translational vaccine development; or
development of immunological assays (especially but not exclusively for
antibody characterisation), together with the willingness to work with pre-
clinical in vivo models. It is essential that you have a strong publication
record in the areas of immunology or vaccine development, and have excellent
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 for 3 years in the
first instance and is funded by Wellcome.
Only applications received before 12 midday on Tuesday 27 September 2022 will
be considered. Please quote 160062 on all correspondence.
Contact Person : Kaitlin Beazley Vacancy ID : 160062
Contact Phone : 01865 287734 Closing Date & Time : 27-Sep-2022 12:00
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Salary (£) : Grade 8: £43,413 – £51,805 with a discretionary range to
£56,592 per annum