Research Associate

Cardiff University - School of Medicine

Division of Infection & Immunity

College of Biomedical and Life Sciences
Applications are invited for a post-doctoral research associate post in Virus Immunology group at Cardiff University School of Medicine. Immune modulation is a critical factor in human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) pathogenesis. This MRC-funded post aims to study NK-cell and T-cell responses in HCMV infection.
Our research combines pioneering genetic, functional and proteomics technologies for discovery and characterisation of functions important for immune recognition. Discovery and characterisation of novel HCMV immunomodulators and antiviral immune functions will be a specific focus of this post. Post-doctoral candidates with experience in virology and/or human immunology are sought.
Informal inquiries could be made to Dr. Peter Tomasec (, Dr. Eddie Wang (, Prof. Gavin Wilkinson (
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This post is full time (35 hours per week), available from 1st December 2016 and is fixed term until 31st August 2019.
Salary: £31,656 - £37,768 per annum (Grade 6)

Cardiff University is currently undertaking a pre-employment checking pilot scheme across limited areas of the institution.  Under this pilot scheme, this post has been identified as being subject to the following pre-employment checks:

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS); 

Further information about pre-employment checking can be made available upon request.

Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity. Our inclusive environment welcomes applications from talented people from diverse backgrounds.

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