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  • Advert number: 301331-0
  • Posted Date: 26/04/12
  • Closing Date: 08/05/12

UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD

www.ox.ax.uk/jobs

The Jenner Institute, Nuffield Department of Medicine

Clinical Research Fellow in Infectious Diseases/Immunology
(malaria and influenza)
Salary Scale Grade E64: (£30,992 - £49,670) per annum

Applications are invited from clinically qualified candidates, with MRCP, to undertake clinical trials of new investigational vaccines against malaria as part of the University’s programme of vaccine design and development. The trials will assess the safety, immunogenicity and efficacy of promising candidate vaccines, including phase IIa challenge studies.

You will play an active role in the design and execution of clinical trials of new malaria and influenza vaccines in Oxford, and will plan new studies with other team members.

You will be responsible for administrative work involved in the trials including drafting of protocols, ethical applications, advertising and recruitment, design case report forms, data management and analysis, screening and vaccination of volunteers according to the protocol, conducting experimental challenge studies, where subjects are exposed to malaria infection, undergoing intensive follow-up, presenting results as a verbal presentation or written report, and maintaining complete, accurate, organised study files.

The post is available for 24 months in the first instance and is based at the Centre for Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine, and is within the Nuffield Department of Medicine.

The post is suitable for a clinician interested in research training and would potentially be suitable for submission for an MD or DPhil thesis. This post would be an excellent base from which to apply for Training Fellowship funding. Previous research experience in clinical trials and/or cellular immunology would be an
advantage.

Informal enquiries to Professor Adrian Hill (Adrian.hill@ndm.ox.ac.uk). Only applications received before 12.00 noon on Tuesday 8th May 2012 can be considered.

To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and person specification, please visit: www.recruit.ox.ac.uk and search for 102678. Committed to equality and valuing diversity