|Location:||Blantyre - Malawi, Liverpool|
|Placed On:||23rd August 2022|
|Closes:||17th October 2022|
Leading collaboration between the Malawi-Liverpool-Wellcome Trust (MLW) and the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) based in Malawi, the successful candidate will be focused on expanding research capacity and collaboration in vector biology.
With an emphasis on initiation and delivery of research that generates outputs that are considered internationally excellent; the successful appointee will also develop an excellent personal portfolio of research projects that are relevant to vector-borne disease control. Depending upon experience we will appoint at Senior Lecturer, Reader, or Full Professor level.
Key to the ongoing success of this role will be your ability to provide academic leadership, promote continuous improvement in research performance, guide MLW-LSTM’s research field sites and strengthen capacity for research and knowledge transfer.
Why Join the Vector Biology Department in this key role?
The Department of Vector Biology has a research portfolio spanning from studies on the functional genomics, behaviour, and ecology of disease vectors, to clinical trials, implementation research and the development of tools for monitoring and evaluation of disease transmission.
Our aim is to contribute to the control or elimination of vector borne diseases afflicting the world’s poorest populations. This is an exciting time to join the department as we continue a period of real expansion with key appointments in the department contributing to our ongoing success.
Key areas include (but are not limited to):
The ideal candidate will demonstrate:
(For the full criteria please refer to the job description and person specification)
Application Process: To apply for the position please follow the apply link and upload your CV and Covering Letter.
You are advised to submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time once sufficient applications are received.
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