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.
CLINICAL RESEARCH FELLOW
This is a fixed term (3 years) Clinical Research Fellow post.
The main purpose of this post is to advance clinical and translational virology research through involvement in a collaborative and multidisciplinary project at the MRC-University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research (CVR).
Viral diseases kill many millions of people each year and are a significant global challenge to human health and prosperity. At the CVR, we are committed to nurturing the next generation of leaders in virology and have created a specialized MRC-funded programme to train clinically qualified individuals from any specialty, who are enthusiastic about virus research. We particularly encourage applications from those interested in a future career in clinical virology or infectious diseases, to undertake a higher degree (PhD) and pursue an academic career.
You will work in a world leading virology research institution, alongside the UK’s largest grouping of internationally-leading virologists. Your training experience will centre on a 'hands on' research project in your supervisor's laboratory, leading to the submission of a PhD degree. This formal training will be supplemented with mentorship, career advice and the acquisition of transferable skills. Our programme offers outstanding training in a supportive and inspiring environment. There has never been a better time to train as a clinical academic and the CVR is the place to do it.
Salary will on the Clinical Academic pay scale £33,131 - £58,598 per annum.
Apply online at: www.glasgow.ac.uk/jobs and look for Reference No 019728
Closing date: 14 January 2018
Interviews: 22 February 2018
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