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Jobs & Studentships

Job Title Salary Ref Closing Date

Research Assistant

Department of Medicine

To work on a large cohort based study which aims to understand the biological basis of nasal carriage by the pathogen Staphylococcus aureus in using a combination of microbiology, microbiome analysis and genetic epidemiology.

£25,298-£29,301 RC13038 7 Sep 2017

Research Assistant/Associate x 2

Department of Veterinary Medicine

Post one is available from November 2017 for 3 years in the first instance Post two is available from January 2018 for 3 years in the first instance

The main focus of the research will be understanding the evolution and molecular epidemiology of Streptococcus suis and Salmonella bacteria that infect pigs. These posts will be based in Cambridge led by Dr Lucy Weinert and Dr Dan Tucker, with opportunities to develop independent projects and to work with collaborators from Europe, Myanmar and Vietnam.

£25,298-£30,175 or
PP12954 10 Sep 2017

University Lectureship / University Senior Lectureship in Parasitology

Department of Pathology

To develop a research program in molecular parasitology

£39,324-£49,772 or
PK12942 11 sep 2017

University Lecturer in Innate Immunity

Department of Veterinary Medicine

A 2- year fixed-term full-time University Teaching Officer (unestablished academic) role, supporting Prof. Clare Bryant who is on a 3 year part-time sabbatical.

£39,324-£49,772 PP12678 1 Oct 2017


External Opportunities

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Economics of Zoonotic Disease Surveillance. University of Liverpool/part based in Kenya. £32,958 . Deadline: 7th Sep 2017.


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