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 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.

We are recruiting for the following positions at the CVR:

2 Senior Lecturer/Professor Positions, Ref 046865

The CVR is seeking to appoint two Principal Investigators. Successful applicants will lead research programmes supported by the CVR’s quinquennial core award from the UK Medical Research Council (MRC). Appointees will hold the prestigious title MRC Investigator. Candidates will have a strong track record and an internationally competitive research portfolio in any area of virology/ viral disease, complementing and enhancing the current programmes of the CVR in either basic, clinical or translational research. Appointments will be made at Senior Lecturer or Professorial level depending on experience and track record. We are committed to increasing diversity across the CVR community, including equitable representation of men and women at all career stages. We encourage applications from women, from minority ethnic groups and from those with non-standard career paths.

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 Reference number: 046865.

Closing date: 01/02/21


Freelance / Consultant Science Communications Specialist 

The CVR, part of the Institute of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation within the Medical, Veterinary & Life Sciences College is seeking a Science Communications Consultant to support CVR researchers with the internal and external dissemination and communication of the Centre’s activities.

Although the bulk of the work can be carried out on a flexible basis, there will be occasions when it will be necessary to commit to defined working days depending on current activities and priorities. As a guide we estimate around 2 days per week will be required to deliver this project. We expect the project will be completed by 30th September 2021; a payment schedule will be determined by agreed milestones

Please find detailed advert here:

Freelance Science Comms Specialist

Please supply a short cover letter describing your suitability, along with a CV &/or portfolio of previous work and a quote for the work to Faye Watson (email:

Closing date for applications: 15/01/2020 


Interested applicants can view further details about each post and apply online by searching for the Reference Number noted above at

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