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Research Fellow

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine - Department of Infection Biology

Location: London
Salary: £43,947 to £49,908 per annum (inclusive of London Weighting), Grade 6
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 21st February 2024
Closes: 4th March 2024
Job Ref: ITD-DIB-2024-02

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health. Our mission is to improve health and health equity in the UK and worldwide; working in partnership to achieve excellence in public and global health research, education and translation of knowledge into policy and practice. 

We are seeking to appoint a Research Fellow to work in the thriving laboratory of Professor Serge Mostowy. 

The successful applicant will carry out laboratory research on microbiology and cell biology and prepare manuscripts for submission to scientific journals. The work will involve biochemical, molecular, genetic and cell biological approaches and would suit an individual with a background in molecular cell biology.

The successful applicant will have a postgraduate degree, ideally a doctoral degree, in a relevant topic, relevant experience in microscopy, practical experience in a broad range of techniques that apply to microscopy including image acquisition, image analysis, computer programming, ImageJ, deconvolution softwares. Further particulars are available in the job description.

The post is full-time and funded by the European Research Council (ERC) from 1st May 2024 to 31st March 2025. Salary is on the Academic Grade 6 scale in the range £43,947- £49,908 per annum (inclusive of London Weighting). The post will be subject to the LSHTM terms and conditions of service. Annual leave entitlement is 30 working days per year, pro rata for part time staff. In addition to this there are discretionary “Wellbeing Days”. Membership of the Pension Scheme is available. The post is based in London. 

LSHTM has a Hybrid Working Framework, which alongside agreed service requirements, enables teams to work more flexibly (if the role allows), promoting a greater wellbeing and work/life balance.

Applications should be made by clicking the 'Apply' button above. Applications should also include the names and email contacts of 2 referees who can be contacted immediately if appointed. Online applications will be accepted by the automated system until 10pm of the closing date. We regret that late applications cannot be accepted. Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to jobs@lshtm.ac.uk

The supporting statement section should set out how your qualifications, experience and training meet each of the selection criteria. Please provide one or more paragraphs addressing each criterion. The supporting statement is an essential part of the selection process and thus a failure to provide this information will mean that the application will not be considered. An answer to any of the criteria such as "Please see attached CV”, “Yes” or “No" will not be considered acceptable and will not be scored.

Please note that if you are shortlisted and are unable to attend on the interview date it may not be possible to offer you an alternative date.

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