Clinical Research Fellow in Adult Vaccinology
Department of Paediatrics, Oxford Vaccine Group, CCVTM, Churchill Hospital, Oxford
Salary: Grade E64: £35,254 - £56,502 per annum
This is an exciting opportunity to join the team that have been working on the rapid clinical development of vaccines against COVID-19 disease and the future national strategy of COVID-19 vaccination. The Adult Clinical Research Fellow will work on vaccine and vaccine-related studies, including into COVID-19, recently developed human models of typhoid and paratyphoid infection and pneumococcal challenge studies in a collaboration with LSTM.
This research is expected to lead to high quality publications and includes opportunities for suitable candidates to study for a higher degree (MD/DPhil). If the candidate is interested in pursuing an academic research career, they will be given the opportunity and encouragement to seek independent research funding and to develop a laboratory, clinical or a translational research proposal. The successful applicant will expand on recent research that has successfully developed safe, ambulant outpatient challenge models to study the pathophysiology, host-pathogen response, novel diagnostics and effects of vaccines on outcomes following human challenge with typhoid and paratyphoid.
This post would be especially suitable for trainees in infectious or tropical diseases, medical microbiology/virology, immunology, gastroenterology or acute internal medicine, but would also be suitable for trainees in any other specialty, including general practice or on completion of core medical training. For further details regarding the role, please see the job description via the link below.
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