Research Associate, Fungal Disease

The University of Manchester - Infection, Immunity & Respiratory Medicine

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Closing Date : 12/10/2017.
Employment Type : Fixed Term.
Duration : From 1 December 2017 until 31 May 2019.
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Biology, Medicine & Health.
School/Directorate : School of Biological Sciences.
Division : Infection, Immunity & Respiratory Medicine.
Hours Per week : Full time.
Salary : £31,604 to £38,833 per annum according to relevant experience.
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester.
Job Reference : BM&H-10667.

The University of Manchester invites applications for a full time Clinical Research Associate. This position is funded by the Medical Research Council to contribute to the development and validation of the world’s point of care assay for Aspergillus IgG antibody and develop an improved ELISA antibody assay for histoplasmosis, using sophisticated proteomics analyses. Experience in proteomics and/or recombinant protein production required. The work will be conducted in collaboration with the University of Indonesia (Jakarta).

The School is strongly committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for gender equality in higher education. The School holds a Silver Award which recognises their good practice in relation to gender; including flexible working arrangements, family-friendly policies, and support to allow staff achieve a good work-life balance. We particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit.

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Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Professor David Denning


Tel: 0161 291 5811.

General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

Date of external posting: 12 September 2017

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Further particulars including job description and person specification are available on the University of Manchester website - click on the 'Apply' button below to find out more.

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