Contract type: Limited Terms until 31st March 2022
Reporting To: Head of Programme
The Pirbright Institute
The Pirbright Institute delivers world-leading research to understand, predict, detect and respond to viral disease outbreaks and has recently received substantial infrastructure investment to support this role. We study viruses of livestock and humans that are endemic and exotic to the UK using advanced tools and technologies to understand host-pathogen interactions in animals and arthropod vectors.
Organisation position and purpose:
The purpose of the role is to create a collaborative research group in an area of strategic relevance to the Institute. We wish to recruit either an early career stage fellow or experienced group leader. We have a specific interest in:-
Other subject areas will be considered on a case by case basis but applicants will be required to research their relevance both to the Institute’s aims and existing research areas.
Main duties and responsibility
Running a Research Group:
This job description is only an outline of the tasks, responsibilities and outcomes required of the role.
Essential – Fellow
Essential – Group Leader
As above, but also including:
Desirable – For Both
A TWO PAGE RESEARCH CONCEPT NOTE, WHICH SHOULD PRESENT AN AREA OF RESEARCH THAT YOU WOULD DEVELOP IF YOU WERE APPOINTED, SHOULD BE SUBMITTED WITH YOUR APPLICATION.
What we offer
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