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Research Fellow

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University of York - Heslington Campus
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40,927 a year - 50,296 a year
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Research Fellow

Biology and HYMS

We are looking to recruit an experienced Research Fellow with exciting plans to develop a research program on helminth biology and vaccine design


You will establish an independent research program on helminth biology and vaccine design that will further develop the existing portfolio whilst complementing existing strengths in the York Biomedical Research Institute (YBRI), the department of biology and the Medical School. YBRIs research ethos is to support excellent research that is aligned to tackling global challenges, with a focus in this case on Neglected Tropical Diseases.  You will have access to both world-class Bioscience Technology Facility containing state-of-the-art imaging, proteomics, genomics and bioinformatics and biophysics facilities and an excellent Biological Services Facility


Skills, Experience & Qualification needed

  • BSc and PhD in microbiology or related subject
  • Knowledge of Parasitology, Helminth Biology and Vaccinology
  • Ability to lead an independent research group
  • Evidence of high quality research on helminth vaccine development
  • Commitment to high quality research with a collaborative and interdisciplinary ethos

Interview date:   TBC

For informal enquiries: please contact (Jeremy Mottram) on ( or Jenny Southgate on


The University strives to be diverse and inclusive  – a place where we can ALL be ourselves.

We particularly encourage applications from people who identify as Black, Asian or from a Minority Ethnic background, who are underrepresented at the University. 

We offer family friendly, flexible working arrangements, with forums and inclusive facilities to support our staff. #EqualityatYork

Athena Gold 2017 




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