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Jobs at University of Cambridge  

University Lecturer (Honorary Consultant) in Infectious Disease. Department of Medicine. Closes 19 Feb 2019. 

Postdoctoral Research Associate. Department of Pathology. Investigating the role of PI3K in host resistance to infection. This work is of relevance both to the recent discovery of a primary immunodeficiency syndrome called Activated PI3K Syndrome (APDS), but possibly also more broadly to individuals who as susceptible to viral and bacterial infections. Closes 22 Feb 2019

Research Associate (Fixed Term). MRC Biostatistics Unit. This role will focus on developing approaches to implementation and evaluation of adaptive vaccine trials in the midst of an emerging epidemic.  Closes 24 Feb 2019.

Research Assistant/Associate (Fixed Term).  Department of Plant Sciences, plant-parasite interactions group (Dr Sebastian Eves-van den Akker). Closes 25 Feb 2019. 

Senior Research Laboratory Technician (Fixed Term). Department of Plant Sciences, plant-parasite interactions group. Closes 25 Feb 2019. 

University Lecturer/ University Senior Lecturer x3. Department of Biochemistry.  Particularly seeking candidates with interests in the following areas: chemical and synthetic biology, biochemistry of bacteria, fungi and plants, cancer biology, RNA biology and mathematical/computational biology. Closes 03 March 2019.

Research Associate (Fixed Term). Department of Biochemistry. Spatial proteomic investigations of Plasmodium parasites. Closes 07 March 2019

St Johns' College- 6 College Research Associates. no conditions of subject attached to these positions, but the successful applicants are likely to be within six years of having completed the requirements for the PhD (or equivalent) degree. Closes 02 May 2019. 

Studentships  & Fellowships

PhD studentship (Fixed Term). Department of Pathology.  Characterising animal IFIT proteins; universal inhibitors of viral protein synthesis? Closes 28 Feb 2019. 

PhD studentship (Fixed Term). Department of Pathology. To investigate the mechanism by which vaccinia virus exploits microtubules to transport new virions to the cell periphery. Closes 28 Feb 2019

Universities of Cambridge and East Anglia and Wellcome Sanger Institute Wellcome PhD Programme for CliniciansCloses 15 March 2019

External Opportunities

Post-doc or PhD Student position in viro-immunology CIRI, Center for Infectiology Research, Université Lyon. Closes 01 March 2019. 

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We regularly update this page with relevant, currently open positions at the University, within the broad field of Infectious Diseases. However for a more comprehensive search, we recommend searching the University's vacancy list directly, and also visiting the web sites of Institutes and Centres affiliated with the University of Cambridge which may have job vacancies not listed centrally.