Title Research Fellow Position
Location Griffith University-Institute for Glycomics
Job Information

Griffith University-Institute for Glycomics

Research Fellow Position

We are seeking 2 highly motivated Research Fellows  to join the Malaria Vaccine Development Program within the Laboratory of Vaccines for the Developing World at the Institute for Glycomics. Candidates interested in translational research are encouraged to apply as these positions will involve developing and progressing novel malaria vaccine strategies from the laboratory into clinical trials. As well as working on their own project, the candidate will have the opportunity to contribute to other projects within the lab.

 

These positions will:

  • undertake cell bank and vaccine manufacturing activities for clinical trials.
  • develop and evaluate new methodologies for the production of novel malaria vaccine candidates.
  • undertake pre-clinical assessment of vaccine candidates in rodent models of malaria.
  • undertake immunological assessment of vaccine candidates in pre-clinical and clinical studies.
  • undertake lab-based research activities to support malaria vaccine clinical trials.

 

Selection Criteria:

  • PhD in immunology and or/infectious diseases.
  • Have demonstrated experience or ability in laboratory work, particularly laboratory animal techniques, cell culture and flow cytometry.  Experience with malaria parasite culture, rodent malaria parasites, Good Laboratory Practices and Good Manufacturing Practices would be advantageous but is not essential.
  • Have a high level of oral and written communication, excellent record keeping and good time management skills to ensure research activities are completed to the highest possible standards and within a set time frame.
  • Ability to work both collaboratively and independently across multiple malaria vaccine development projects.
  • Have a flexible approach to working hours, where required, in order to meet the requirements of the project.

For more information, contact Dr Danielle Stanisic. d.stanisic@griffith.edu.au

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