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Research Fellow

University of Stirling - Faculty of Natural Sciences

Location: Stirling
Salary: £33,797 to £40,322 p.a. Grade 7
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 14th February 2020
Closes: 27th February 2020
Job Ref: FAC01180

Post Details

Location: Stirling Campus

The Post

The Institute of Aquaculture, School of Natural Sciences is offering a research fellow post to work with Dr. Mags Crumlish on a project focused on fish vaccination.

The project is part of the InnoVet-AMR funded catfish project focuses its activities on vaccination as a method to reduce antimicrobial use and antimicrobial resistance in Asian catfish farming systems. This project will help support the aquaculture development targets in delivering vaccination strategies and programmes for farmed Asian catfish to reduce the existing overreliance on antibiotics. This is a multidisciplinary project, including specialists in aquaculture, fish health, vaccination, human behavioural economics and psychology. More details can be found by following this link https://www.stir.ac.uk/news/2019/06/680k-study-to-tackle-aquaculture-disease

Description of Duties

  • Coordinating the maintenance and curation of bacterial culture collection
  • Processing of samples for molecular and biochemical analyses including rt-QPCR and ELISA
  • Using bioinformatics pipelines to support large-scale genomics and proteomic profiling data that will include WGS and MALDI-TOF MS
  • Developing and testing different statistical methods and classification algorithms with the omics-data generated on bacteria isolates 

For further information, including a full description of duties, essential criteria and details on how to apply, please see https://www.stir.ac.uk/about/work-at-stirling/list/details/?jobId=2305&jobTitle=Research%20Fellow

   
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