The VALIDATE Network - Vaccine development for complex intracellular neglected pathogens
MRC The Gambia - Post-Doctoral Researcher
Deadline 12 July 2021
Fajara, The Gambia
The MRCG at LSHTM is seeking to appoint a Post-Doctoral Researcher with excellent immunology skills to be based at Fajara. The post-holder will conduct, manage and oversee laboratory research activities to support a childhood TB diagnostics project as well as clinical trials of novel vaccines, including for pregnant women and immuno-assays conducted during observational cohort studies. This will involve optimizing novel technologies and laboratory procedures to answer research questions, provide key oversight over the laboratory aspects and to coordinate the sample processing, including shipment and storage in collaboration with the investigator network in the US and Europe. It will also involve hands-on work in the laboratory together with the local team to optimize training and work-flow.