|Salary:||£27,629 to £29,374 Band C. Candidates are appointed typically at the starting point, with some flexibility subject to skills/knowledge/experience|
|Placed On:||13th September 2021|
|Closes:||11th October 2021|
Contract Length: Fixed Term until 30/05/2024
The Pirbright Institute
The Pirbright Institute delivers world-leading research to understand, predict, detect and respond to viral disease outbreaks.
Organisation position and purpose
The Research Scientist or Postdoctoral Research Scientist will be part of the Avian Influenza Research group led by Professor Munir Iqbal. The researcher will perform a key role in developing and testing of new multivalent vaccines protecting poultry from major poultry viral diseases including avian influenza, Newcastle disease, infectious bronchitis, and Gumboro disease.
Main duties and responsibility
Taking forward our novel “Targeted Antigen Delivery Vaccine” (TADV) technology which selectively targets antigens to chicken antigen-presenting cells (APCs) and potentiates the immunogenicity of the vaccine (PMID: 34267228, 34358200). Using this technology, you will develop new multivalent vaccines protecting poultry from major viral diseases.
Ability to work in a team, time management, reliability under pressure, decision making/problem solving skills, collaborative, diplomatic, results driven, and enthusiastic.
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