|Salary:||From £40,374 Band E; with higher remuneration considered depending on experience and qualifications|
|Placed On:||2nd September 2021|
|Closes:||30th September 2021|
The post is funded by BBSRC and the post holder will broadly work to investigate the role of different immune cells in pathogenesis of a cancer model in chickens. Our current projects involve studying the molecular and cellular mechanisms involved in the induction of protective immune responses against viral infections such as Marek’s Disease Virus and Avian Influenza Virus in chicken. We are a friendly and multicultural research team composed of principal investigator, three postdocs and two PhD students, collaborating with several groups within the institute and other UK and international Institutions.
The Postdoctoral fellow will be a pivotal member of the team supporting the Avian Immunology research group in delivering excellent science and helping to perform in vivo and in vitro experiments to study host-pathogen interaction in chickens as part of the wider Institute scientific strategy. This position will report to head of Avian Immunology Group, Dr. Shahriar Behboudi.
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