The Vaccine Group pursues the innovative design, construction and characterisation of herpesvirus vaccine vectors. We apply state-of-the-art technology towards the control of infectious diseases that impact human and animal health, and the economy. These disease-causing pathogens include viruses such as Ebola, Lassa and SARS-CoV-2 that directly impact human health, as well as those that affect critical animal populations such as porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus in pigs and zoonotic diseases of domesticated livestock species.
With a minimum of three years’ experience of leading and managing a team in a commercial laboratory environment, the successful applicant will actively participate as a member of a dynamic research team focused on the development of innovative viral vaccines for infectious diseases.
Under the guidance of Dr Michael Jarvis (Chief Scientific Officer) and working alongside other senior laboratory personnel, the successful applicant will be responsible for providing supervisory and research support to a number of on-going scientific research projects in the TVG laboratory based at the Derriford Research Facility at the University of Plymouth.
Experience, skills, and abilities required
Essential requirement for the role
The role will be subject to a 6 month probationary period.
Vacancy Closes: 5th August 2022
Location: Derriford Research Facility, Plymouth
Salary: £19,000-£23,000 FTE Pro rata