We are looking to recruit two highly motivated Research Associates to conduct research on Leishmania genetics under the supervision of Professor Jeremy Mottram. You will be a core member of the Mottram laboratory team, carrying out genetic manipulation of Leishmania protein kinases and carrying out phenotype analysis on parasite differentiation and survival in vitro and in vivo. You will be expected to integrate into a number of projects and to develop new methods for genetic manipulation of Leishmania.
You will already possess a PhD in molecular genetics, molecular parasitology or related science.
The posts are funded by the The Wellcome Trust and are available for up to three years in the first instance.
Interviews will be held on: 20 October 2016
The posts are available immediately, but a start date is flexible.
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