VACANCIES

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.

RESEARCH TECHNICIAN

To assist with the running of the Scottish Centre for Macromolecular Imaging (SCMI), based in the MRC-University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research (CVR). SCMI aims to deliver a world-class Cryogenic Electron Microscopy (CryoEM) service to the structural biology communities of Scotland and Northern England. Specifically the aim of the work is to deliver high-quality single particle and tomography data to investigators and to oversee the management and maintenance of the Centre’s transmission electron microscopes. SCMI will be equipped with newly designed JEOL automated cryo-microscopes. The primary role of this post will be to support SCMI users to achieve high-quality cryoEM data by preparing specimens for imaging and operating the SCMI electron microscopes for data collection.

The postholder will be a motivated scientist with a proven interest and aptitude for biological imaging and structural biology.

Salary will be on the University Research and Teaching Grade, level 6 £28,098 - £31, 604

For enquiries regarding this post please contact Dr David Bhella, David.Bhella@glasgow.ac.uk

This post is full time, with funding available for three years in the first instance with the possibility of further funding

For further details and to submit an electronic application online visit http://www.gla.ac.uk/explore/jobs/ and look for Job Reference No 021310

Closing date:  1st August 2018

 

BUSINESS MANAGER

The MRC-University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research (CVR) seeks an outstanding Business Manager to provide comprehensive professional services within a world leading research environment. You will be an enthusiastic, self-motivated and a well-organised manager, filling a pivotal role in the Senior Management structure of the CVR within the Institute of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation in the College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences. This is a demanding and diverse role requiring strong and flexible leadership with specialist expertise and able to provide advice from senior management level to staff, with a pragmatic approach to business administration.

Reporting to the Director of the CVR, this role is responsible for the overall administrative governance in the CVR. The postholder will provide wide ranging senior level support to the Director of the CVR in the strategic and operational planning and management of the CVR’s finances and human resources, to ensure key objectives are set and delivered. Expertise in Finance and HR is required.

Key to this pivotal role is managing and optimising the interface and alignment of the CVR- specific business support services with those provided by the Institute of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation in the College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences and the at the University of Glasgow. The post-holder will also liaise as necessary with colleagues at the MRC Head Office.

Salary will be on the University’s Research and Teaching Grade, level  8, £42,418 - £49,149 per annum.

For enquiries regarding this post please contact Professor Massimo Palmarini, Massimo.Palmarini@glasgow.ac.uk

This post is full time and, in the first instance, is funded until 31 March 2021, with additional funding likely to apply on a five year cycle.

For further details and to submit an electronic application online visit http://www.gla.ac.uk/explore/jobs/ and look for Job Reference No 021259.

Closing date:   20 July 2018

Interviews will be held in early-August 2018.

 

RESEARCH ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE

The post holder will contribute to a newly established research project focussed on virus evolution and the immune response to infection with hepatitis C virus (HCV).  Specifically, the work aims to identify the determinants of spontaneous clearance and response to treatment using clinical samples from a number of well-characterised cohorts with early hepatitis C infection. 

The post holder will also be expected to contribute to the formulation and submission of research publications and research proposals as well as help manage and direct this complex and challenging project, as opportunities allow.

Salary will be on the University’s Research and Teaching Grade, level 6 £28,098 - £31,604/level 7, £34,520 - £38,883 per annum. 

For enquiries regarding this post please contact Dr Emma Thomson, emma.thomson@glasgow.ac.uk

This post is full time and has funding for 2 years in the first instance.

further details and to submit an electronic application online visit http://www.gla.ac.uk/explore/jobs/ and look for Job Reference No 021773

Closing date:  30/07/18

 

RESEARCH ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE

The post holder will play a leading role in a research programme focussed on Respiratory viral infections.  Specifically we aim to identify interactions between different respiratory viruses at the single host level and link them with interactions at the epidemiological scale. To this end you will perform a variety of co-infection assays applying quantitative techniques and using powerful cellular systems such as air interface cultures of differentiated human bronchoalveolar cells.

The post holder will also be expected to contribute to the formulation and submission of research publications and research proposals as well as help manage and direct this complex and challenging project, as opportunities allow.

Salary will be on the University’s Research and Teaching Grade, level 6 £28,098 - £31,604/level 7, £34,520 - £38,883 per annum. 

For enquiries regarding this post please contact Dr Pablo Murcia, pablo.murcia@glasgow.ac.uk

This post is full time and has funding until 31 March 2021.

For further details and to submit an electronic application online visit http://www.gla.ac.uk/explore/jobs/ and look for Job Reference No 021892

Closing date:  30/07/18

 

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