Post-doctoral Research Fellow
A post-doctoral position is available immediately for a two year
collaborative project in the schistosomiasis research group, funded by an
INCO-DC grant from the European Commission.
The work is part of a programme of schistosome vaccine development and
will focus on responses of laboratory hosts following administration of
model vaccines, and subsequent challenge with normal parasites. It will
involve analysis of lymphocyte proliferation, cytokine production, and
antibody profiles, to correlate immunological status with protection
achieved by the vaccine protocols. Candidates should have a background in
immunology, and experience of the relevant assays for cellular and humoral
Salary within the range 15159 - 17606 pounds sterling per annum.
Informal enquiries may be made by E-mail (raw3 at york.ac.uk) and further
particulars can be obtained by WRITING to Prof R A Wilson, Department of
Biology, PO Box 373, University of York, York, YO1 5YW. Applications
including a complete CV and the names of two referees should be sent to
the Personnel Office, University of York, Heslington, York, YO1 5DD by
Monday 16th February.