Research Associate

University of Glasgow - RI Infection Immunity & Inflammation

Job Purpose
The post holder will contribute to a project that aims to understand fundamental aspects of virus-host interactions and pathogenesis using bluetongue virus (BTV) as model system. The role requires research experience in virology and pathology.

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 the challenges of the project as they arise. The post will require periods of work (several weeks per year) in collaborating research centres in Italy and Spain.

Standard Terms & Conditions
Salary will be on the University’s Research and Teaching Grade, level 7, £33,943 - £38,183 per annum.

This post is full time and has funding for 3 years.

New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months.

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities' Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.

All research and related activities, including grants, donations, clinical trials, contract research, consultancy and commercialisation are required to be managed through the University’s relevant processes (e.g. contractual and financial), in accordance with the University Court’s policies.

Informal enquiries should be directed to Professor Massimo Palmarini, massimo.palmarini@glasgow.ac.uk.

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity.

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

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