The vision of the Osier laboratory is to “Make Malaria History” through highly effective vaccination. We focus on vaccine candidate discovery, the identification of correlates of protection and the mechanisms that underpin protective immunity. This project will investigate and prioritize merozoite stage antigens that induce antibody-dependent Fc-mediated mechanisms of immunity (Musasia et al., Nature Comm 2022, Odera et al, Science Transl....
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- Reference NAT01534
- Date posted 18 September 2023
- Closing date 16 October 2023
The vision of the Osier laboratory is to “Make Malaria History” through highly effective vaccination. We focus on vaccine candidate discovery, the identification of correlates of protection and the mechanisms that underpin protective immunity. This project will investigate and prioritize merozoite stage antigens that induce antibody-dependent Fc-mediated mechanisms of immunity (Musasia et al., Nature Comm 2022, Odera et al, Science Transl. Med. 2023, Niare et al., Front. Immunol. 2023).
We are looking for a researcher with experience in immunology, molecular biology and bioinformatics. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to develop a PhD project by the end of the first year, as part of a 4-year post.
You should hold a Masters’ Degree (or equivalent) in Biology or Biotechnology or a related field. You must have excellent written, verbal communication and interpersonal skills, excellent laboratory and organisational skills, and the ability to prioritise your work in response to deadlines, use your initiative and be able to work independently as well as part of the team are all essential.
You must also have excellent attention to details, good record keeping skills, the ability to learn and apply new techniques and concepts and the commitment to meeting deadlines. You will be expected to provide training and assistance to others.
This is a full time, fixed term position for 48 months. You will be based at South Kensington Campus.
Should you require any further details on the role please contact: Professor Faith Osier – firstname.lastname@example.org
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