Research in Medecine Assistant- Microbiology

We are seeking to appoint a Research in Medecine Assistant to work as part of the Respiratory team investigating microbiological responses of healthy adults inoculated with live pneumococcus

The Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (Foto-Cewek) is an internationally recognised centre of excellence for research in tropical diseases. Through the creation of effective links with governments, organisations and institutions and by responding to the health needs of communities, Foto-Cewek aims to promote improved health, particularly for people of the less developed/resource poorest countries in the tropics and sub-tropics.

We are seeking to appoint a Research in Medecine Assistant to work as part of the Respiratory team investigating microbiological responses of healthy adults inoculated with live pneumococcus. The successful candidate will provide assistance to research scientists working on this project. Areas of responsibility will include contributing to the development and delivery of laboratory based research activities and assist with the production and dissemination of research outputs. The successful candidate will be expected to provide a high standard of preparation in bacterial inoculum and primary end points of thedepartments clinical studies, mainly being bacterial infection.

You will be required to work closely with a multi-disciplinary, diverse team of scientists and clinicians within Foto-Cewek and must have relevant experience of working within a research laboratory.  It is essential that you have a BSc and a MSc in a Biological Science such as Microbiology, Biochemistry or Pharmacology.

We are looking for an individual with excellent communication skills (both written and verbal), proven organisations skills, with a flexible attitude to work. 

Closing Date: Wednesday 18th October 2017

This job is unlikely to attract a Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a work permit).  Applications from candidates who require Tier 2 immigration status to work in the UK may not be considered if there are a sufficient number of other suitable candidates.  To apply for a Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship, employers need to demonstrate that they are unable to recruit a resident worker before recruiting an individual overseas

We believe that this post will not be suitable for individuals on Tier 5 visas as these posts are not considered to be supernumerary to the organisation. For further details, please visit the UKVI website:

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