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.


This is a new Clinical Senior Lecturer Post (80:20 academic/clinical) based at the MRC-University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research (CVR) with the option for sessions in infectious diseases inpatient and outpatient care. The postholder will have direct responsibility for developing research programmes bridging the activities and interests of the CVR with international research centres in sub-Saharan Africa and the NHS.

The successful candidate will be expected to be in possession of (or within 6 months of) a CCT (or equivalent) in Infectious Diseases and/or Virology. Given the nature of the post the appointee will be expected to have a strong track record in both clinical and translational research and in international health research.

Further information can be found at and look for Reference No. 019252.  Applications must be submitted online via this link by 22 October 2017.

Informal enquires about the post should be directed to:
Prof Massimo Palmarini (
and Dr Emma Thomson (

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