Vaccinologist - Specialising in Virus-like Particles

The Jenner Institute, University of Oxford

Oxford, South East England, United Kingdom

Salary: Grade 7: £32,236 - £39,609 p.a.

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Postdoctoral Vaccinologist to join an exciting new consortium addressing challenges in vaccine manufacturing. VaxHub, funded by the Engineering and Phsyical Sciences Research Council, is led jointly by UCL and Oxford. The primary focus for the postholder will be to work as a member of the Oxford team responsible for generating a number of new virus like particle vaccines for pre-clinical assessment of immunogenicity and efficacy, as well as addressing particle yield and stability.

The Postdoctoral Vaccinologist will support the on-going programme of vaccine development against pre-erythrocytic malaria. You will be responsible for the development of new pre-erythrocytic malaria vaccines based on VLPs. You will be a highly organised, motivated individual with proven experience in vaccine development and assessment.

A PhD/DPhil in a relevant area related to vaccine design or pre-clinical stage vaccine and be able to interpret scientific data, analyse and research complex issues and write factual reports. In addition, you will possess excellent organisational and interpersonal skills.

If you are interested in this role, and have the skills and experience we are looking for, please apply online.

Depending on experience, this post may be offered at Grade 6 (£28,660 - £34,189 p.a.) with reduced duties.

You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement which explains how you meet the selection criteria for the post.

Only applications received before 12.00 noon on 1 April 2019 will be considered.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

Quote Reference: University of Oxford-itox_ac-139685