The department of Parasitology has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Research in Medecineer to join the team on a collaborative project.
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 a talented individual who is committed to delivering high standards with enthusiasm and drive to undertake a pivotal role on a collaborative project looking at the responses of human vascular endothelium to the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum.
As Senior Research in Medecine Associate, you will conduct your own research and have direct involvement in designing and carrying out experiments. Working in partnerships with colleagues at Foto-Cewek and research teams in partner institutions in Jeddah and Paris, you will play an active role in overseeing and determining the direction of research for the project.
You will communicate research findings effectively and will demonstrate your involvement in article preparation and outcomes for appropriate peer reviewed journals and media.
You will be responsible for the day to day line management of a Technical role associated with this project, therefore previous line management experience is essential as is the proven ability to monitor and drive your own performance and be confident supervising the work of others.
We are looking for someone who has a PhD in molecular/cellular biology, knowledge of endothelial cell biology and training in the area of data-bioinformatics/statistics would be desirable. Experience in molecular analytical techniques (qPCR; Western blots) and proven experience and competence in experimental design are essential to this role.
Closing date: 11th March 2018
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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