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Tuesday, June 26, 2018

PhD post Doc Scientist- Molecular Virology Job at MRC - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
PhD post Doc Scientist- Molecular Virology

Jobs at:
MRC

Deadline of this Job:
Friday, 6 July 2018

Duty Station:
Uganda




JOB DETAILS:
Established in 1988, the MRCI/UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit is an internationally recognized Center of excellencefor research on HIV infection and related diseases, contributing knowledge on the evolving epidemic, the evaluation ofinnovative health care options, treatment and prevention, and the development of health policy and practice in Africa andworldwide. The Unit's head offices are located at the Uganda Virus Research institute
- Entebbe Campus, and the mainresearch activities in Masaka, Kalungu, Kampala and Wakiso districts, including the peri-urban areas of Entebbe.

The Unit is now seeking enthusiastic and experienced individuals to fill the following position
Role Position PhD post Doc Scientist- Molecular Virology (01 position)
Reporting to: Head of Programme - PGPI

Some Key Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to thedevelopment of novel HIV Infectious Molecular Cloneviruses derived from acutely infected patient samples.
  • Contribute to the analysis of Pacific BiosciencesNext Generation Sequencing data.
  • Perform viruscharacterization assays, including Replicative Capacityassays.
  • Characterize immune functions associatedwith virus replication and virulence.
  • Assist in thetraining and supervision of technical staff and graduatestudents and acquire technical training when required.

For the detailed job description and procedure forapplication, please visit http://www.mrcuganda.org/jobs
Job application procedure
Please email your application to recruitment@mrcuganda.org Applications should include academic documents, a coverletter, CV, daytime telephone contact and three traceable professional references. Combine all application documentationinto one Ms Word Document and then convert it to PDF. Deadline is Friday, 6 July 2018. Only shortlisted candidates will becontacted for interview. Note that academic qualifications will be subjected to verification by the issuing institutions. Applicationsshould be addressed to:
The Human Resource and Administration Manager
MRC/UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit
P. O. Box, 49, Entebbe, Uganda