College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences
Institute of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation
Vacancy Ref: 040348
Salary: £35,845 - £40,322 per annum
The Institute of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation, MRC-University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research (CVR) is seeking a postdoctoral scientist with a PhD and research experience in either virology or the biology of the interferon response. The overarching objective of this HBLB-funded programme, led by Professor Pablo Murcia, is to identify and characterise the antiviral defences that hamper influenza cross-species jumps and to identify the viral genes that allow influenza viruses to overcome them. The Murcia laboratory has generous funding from MRC, BBSRC, HBLB and the University of Glasgow, and their work is truly multidisciplinary as it combines experimental virology, field ecology, evolutionary biology, epidemiology and mathematical modelling.
The CVR is a unique international research centre with a critical mass of researchers entirely dedicated to the study of human and animal viral diseases.
The CVR's collegiate and collaborative environment fosters a broad research portfolio. Research at the CVR spans molecular, structural and cellular levels through to the individual host and affected population, integrating molecular and structural virology, cell biology, pathogenesis, epidemiology and mathematical modelling, virus genomics and bioinformatics.
The Laboratory is placed in the Sir Henry Wellcome Building in a beautiful park in the Garscube Estate in Glasgow, Scotland's largest city and the fourth largest in the UK.
The position is funded for 3 years on a full-time basis.
For enquiries regarding this post, please email Professor Pablo Murcia Pablo.Murcia@glasgow.ac.uk
For more information and to apply online please follow the link: https://my.corehr.com/pls/uogrecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=040348
Closing date: 6 September 2020
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