Queen's University Belfast - School of Biological Sciences
|Salary:||£32,004 per annum|
|Contract Type:||Contract / Temporary|
|Placed on:||10th October 2016|
|Closes:||7th November 2016|
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Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is considered a global health problem and a major industrial challenge in the UK livestock sector. Currently available AMR diagnostics have several shortfalls, including the need for expensive laboratory-based equipment and the length of time required for analysis.
This project will develop a rapid, cost-effective prototype device that can be used on-farm to identify pathogens and their antimicrobial resistance patterns. The project will provide invaluable, real-time, pen-side diagnostic and decision-making advice to veterinarians and farm managers for combating the grand societal challenge of AMR on a global scale. This post is available until 31 October 2018.
Anticipated interview date: Monday 28 November 2016
Apply online at www.qub.ac.uk/jobs. For further information or assistance contact the Personnel Department, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN. Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email on firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability.
Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but in particular circumstances may be renewed or made permanent subject to availability of funding.
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