Virus immunologist
Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute
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Post Date: Jun 28, 2017
Job Type: Contract
Degree Requirement: Ph.D.
Years Experience: 3+
Start Date: 1st October 2017
Salary: £29,317 - £31,446
Location: United Kingdom - Belfast
Job Reference: IRC219658
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The successful candidate will work on a collaborative project with the
University of Missouri (USA) and Teagasc (ROI) to carry out virological
and immunological studies in disease models of Bovine Respiratory Disease
Complex. This is a significant project with the opportunity to make an impact
on a national and international basis.
Further appointments may be made from this competition should AFBI
positions become vacant which have similar duties and responsibilities.

To carry out T cell proliferation and activated CD4 and CD8 T cell responses and virus neutralisation assays. In addition, virus growth kinetics (by standard titrations and qRT-PCR) and immunofluorscence/immunohistochemistry in cell culture and tissue sections. Use appropriate statistics and analyses and interpretation of data using methodologies appropriate to the project. The post-holder will prepare reports, as required, to communicate relevant results, including dataset creation, and to meet project deadlines. The post-holder will be required prepare reports and manuscripts for peer-reviewed publication in international high impact journals.

For more detailed information and to apply, please go to
Alternatively, an application pack can be requested by contacting:
HRConnect, PO Box 1089, The Metro Building, 6-9 Donegall
Square South, Belfast, BT1 9EW. Telephone: 0800 1 300 330.
All requests must include your name, address and reference number
Completed application forms must be returned to arrive not later than
12:00 noon (UK time) on Monday 31st July 2017.

Contact Details
Name: Agri-Food and Biosciences Inst
Division: Veterinary Sciences
Department: Virology
Address: Stormont, Stoney Road
City: Belfast
Zipcode: BT4 3SD
Ph: +44 (0)28 90525690