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Research Fellow in Molecular Microbiology

School of Veterinary Medicine

Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £32,236 to £39,609 (Fixed term position up until 31/12/2022)
Post Type:  Full Time
Advert Placed:  Tuesday 30 July 2019
Closing Date:  Sunday 08 September 2019
Reference:  056919

Principal Investigators

Professor Roberto La Ragione

Dr Dan Horton -

We are excited to invite applications for a Research Fellow position funded by the EU, as part of a new European Framework integrating veterinary, medical and environmental health research (One Health EJP). The position will be based in the Department of Pathology and Infectious Diseases at the University of Surrey, within the School of Veterinary Medicine in Guildford, Surrey. You will be part of, and will undertake research in, a vibrant inter-disciplinary research environment with a strong international reputation and part of a wider network of over 35 partners across Europe

The ideal candidate will have strong interests in research mitigating the threats posed by zoonotic pathogens; including, but not limited to the role of the microbiome, antimicrobial resistance, and risk posed by emerging zoonotic diseases. The main focus of the project will be investigating the role of the microbiome and the emergence of zoonotic pathogens in livestock.

Experience of working with foodborne pathogens, molecular biology,sequencing and bioinformatics would be desirable. Previous experience of project management is also advantageous.

In addition to your salary you will receive a generous annual leave entitlement, relocation assistance where appropriate, attractive research environments, the latest teaching facilities, and access to a variety of staff development opportunities. Furthermore, our benefit package includes pension, childcare assistance and discounted membership to University sports facilities.

The University of Surrey is located on a beautiful, leafy campus in Guildford, just 30 miles from London and benefits from excellent rail and road connections.

For an informal discussion or further details, please contact:

Professor Roberto La Ragione –

Dr Daniel Horton -

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