Job Opportunities

Postdoctoral Research Assistant

The Hughes Lab at the Liverpool School Of Tropical Medicine is collaborating with the University of Liverpool and University of Cambridge to develop novel and cutting-edge methods to genetically manipulate insects.  Fundeed by BBSRC, the project brings together Drs Alistair Davry, Frank Jiggins and Grant Hughes across 3 universities.  The project will expand the capacity of the ground-breaking 'ReMOT Control' technology to edit the genome of mosquitoes and other insects without the need to microinject embryos. 

The team is recruiting a Postdoctoral Research Assistant on a fixed term contract from February 2020 to 31st January 2023.


Interested candidates may contact Grant Hughes (

Closing Date: 27th October 2019 


The Janet Hemingway Fellow in Vector Biology - Lecturer

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine welcomes applications for the inaugural Heminway Fellowship in honour of previous director, Professor Janet Hemingway.  The Fellowship will be offered in the areas related to vector biology and vector control.  It provies support to an early career researcher in Vector Biology to establish themselves as an independent researcher.


Initial expressions of interest are welcome and interested candidates may contact Lisa Reimer, Deputy Head of Vector Biology ( or Martin Donnelly, Head of Vector Biology ( for Fellowship related queries.

Closing Date: 17th November 2019