The CVR is the UK's largest grouping of human and veterinary virologists.  Its mission is to carry out multidisciplinary research on viruses and viral diseases of human and animals, and to translate the knowledge gained for the improvement of human and animal health.  The CVR has excellent facilities for conducting research in molecular biology and virology located in a new purpose-built research building at the Garscube campus of the University of Glasgow.  The CVR is a core component of the Institute of Infection, Immunity & Inflammation within the College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences at the University of Glasgow.

Senior Lecturer/Reader/Professor (Infectious Diseases)

The CVR is an international research centre with a collegiate critical mass of researchers dedicated to the multidisciplinary study of viruses and viral diseases. The CVR is located in state-of-the-art facilities including high containment laboratories, insectaries (at both BSL2 and BSL3), imaging, genomics, bioinformatics and cryo-electron microscopy. The collegiate and collaborative environment of the CVR fosters a broad research portfolio with studies spanning the molecular, structural and cellular levels, through to the individual host and affected population. 

The CVR is beginning a major recruitment drive for independent investigators at all levels. For this specific post, the appointee will have an outstanding track record and conduct and lead a world-class programme of research in any area of virology/viral diseases, complementing the current programmes of the Centre in either basic, clinical or translational research. Applicants working at the interface between computational biology and viral diseases are also welcomed to apply. Appointment will be made at either Senior Lecturer, Reader or Professorial level depending on the experience and track record of the candidate.

This is the first of several positions to be advertised as part of our future research planning. Enquiries are therefore welcomed from either individual investigators or from teams of investigators interested in joining the CVR.

Informal enquiries should be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Prof David Bhella ( For further details and to submit an electronic application online visit:  and look for Job Reference number:  031001.   Closing date 22/12/19.

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