The VALIDATE Network - Vaccine development for complex intracellular neglected pathogens
Early Stage Researcher (PhD) Positions in Vaccine Research - BactiVax, 2019
Deadline for applications: 31 Dec 2019 17:00 (UK)
BactiVax (anti-Bacterial Innovative Vaccines) is an innovative European Training Network that will provide high-level training in vaccinology to 15 high-achieving, creative Early Stage Researchers (ESRs), and equip them with a wide range of transferrable skills for thriving careers in vaccine research within academia and industry. BactiVax will focus on developing novel vaccines to tackle the huge challenge of antimicrobial-resistant human pathogens that cause chronic, life-threatening respiratory and/or systemic infections. This network comprises 14 Principal Investigators with expertise in vaccinology, proteomics, medicine, microbiology, biochemistry, immunology, structural biology, medicinal, peptide and glycochemistry from 8 European countries and two companies which will collectively train ESRs in entrepreneurship, commercial vaccine development and bioprocessing.
They are looking for talented and highly motivated early career researchers with an Honours BSc and/or MSc degree and experience in biology, infection & immunity, biochemistry, microbiology, pharmacology, organic synthesis, glycochemistry, drug delivery or related subjects.
Successful applicants will be offered a 36-month employee contract at one of the partner institutions where they will be registered as PhD students. ESRs will receive a salary set out by the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) regulations. The salary includes living and mobility allowances and, if appropriate, a family allowance.
Participant organisations and principal investigators