Research Fellow

Job Details
Closing Date: 2020-04-10
Institution: University College London
Term: until 31/08/2022
Keyword Names: Academic/Research, Research Fellow, Infectious Disease, Cancer/Oncology
Salary: £35,965 - £43,470
Address
Line 1: University College London
City: London
Country: United Kingdom

Job Description

Research Fellow

Division of Infection and Immunity, University College London, UK

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow position funded by a Wellcome Trust Senior Investigator Award to Professor Mala Maini, in UCL’s Division of Infection and Immunity (Bloomsbury campus, Rayne Institute). Work within the Division of Infection and Immunity aims to translate advances in the understanding of pathogens and the immune system into improved diagnosis and therapy. Its close link to the UCL Hospitals provides an excellent interface between science and medicine. Professor Maini strengthens these links by being actively involved in the recruitment of patients for studies from her out-patient clinics.

The successful candidate will join a dynamic group of basic and clinical scientists all working on integrated aspects of the immunopathogenesis of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection and hepatocellular carcinoma, with a number of leading national and international collaborators. For further details of the Maini lab please see: www.ucl.ac.uk/main-group.

The post is available until 31/08/2022 in the first instance.

Key Requirements

  • The successful candidate will have a PhD in a relevant subject and significant post-doctoral experience of research in hepatitis B and liver cellular immunology
  • A high level of competency in HBV cellular immunology, HBV models, T cell receptor-gene transferred T cells, multiparameter flow cytometry, multidimensional data analysis and a proven track record of publishing papers in peer-reviewed journals is essential
  • Willingness to work out-of-hours at short notice and immunity to hepatitis B are essential requirements

Further Details

  • A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page
  • Informal enquiries about the post should be made to Professor Mala Maini