Research Associate

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Company: Cardiff University

Department: School of Medicine

Salary: £32,548 to £38,833 Grade 6 p.a.

Hours: Full Time

Contract type: Fixed-Term/Contract

Type / Role: Academic or Research

Phone: +44-1271 7181182

Fax: +44-1489 5329711

E-mail: N\A


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A Research Associate vacancy is available in the Viral Immunology Group, in the group of Dr Ian Humphreys. The group is focused on understanding the immunological factors that modulate antiviral immune responses to viruses, using a combination of in vivo models of infection and clinical studies.

The successful candidate will join a vibrant group studying the balance between immune-driven pathology and antiviral immunity during viral infection. Specifically, the successful candidate will use in vivo infection models and techniques such as genome-wide CRISPR screens and RNA sequencing to examine the immunological factors that regulate the formation of virus-specific T cell memory formation. A background in immunology and/or virology is preferred and previous experience of in vivo experimental models is essential.

For further information, including recent publications, see our website:

This post is a full time (35 hours per week), fixed term position and is available from 01/10/2017 until 30/09/2022.

Cardiff University is currently undertaking a pre-employment checking pilot scheme across limited areas of the institution. Under this pilot scheme, this post has been identified as being subject to the following pre-employment checks:

  • Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS).
  • Occupational Health Check (OH).

Further information about pre-employment checking can be made available upon request.

Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who have the ambition to create a University which seeks to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligation to Cardiff, Wales, and the world. In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.

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