Jobs and research opportunities

Jobs and research opportunities

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The Centre is always open to approaches from new fellows (junior or senior) who might wish to relocate to our Centre. Please e-mail our director, Professor Andy Waters (

NEW: The Global Challenges Research Fund Autumn 2018

This is a new scheme run by the University of Glasgow and the Wellcome Centre for Molecular Parasitology aimed at the young parasitology researchers from low- and middle-income African countries. It offers to a group of research students the opportunity to join one of the UoG parasitology teams for 3 months and work on a small individual research project. The students will acquire valuable experience in the international environment and will network and collaborate with both the researchers from the UoG and with each other.

The scheme covers student’s travel, accommodation and sustenance in Glasgow as well as part of the research costs (the remainder is covered by the team hosting the student)

In order to apply for the scheme the student needs to:
• be a citizen of an African low- or middle-income country;
• have at least a BSc degree in a relevant field (e.g. biology, biochemistry, medicine, veterinary medicine, public health or epidemiology) or equivalent research experience;
• have a demonstrable interest and in parasitology or related field;
• be at the early stage of his/her research training (preferably not yet in the possession of a PhD);
• be able to come to the UK for the period of January to March 2019 (includes being eligible for UK visitors visa);
• secure a mentor in a recognised research unit based in African LMIC willing to recommend the student and provide intellectual support through the exchange.

Further information

GCRF Exchange Application Form

Applications close on October 18, 2018.