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The Institute of Infection and Global Health of the University of Liverpool is Recruiting Three New

These three new positions will be available at Professorial or Reader level and will be clinical, veterinary or non-clinical, depending on the qualifications, skills and experience of the successful appointees. Exceptional candidates at Senior Lecturer Level will also be considered. In addition to leading an internationally outstanding programme of research, you will be expected to participate in the organisation and delivery of teaching to medical or veterinary undergraduates and postgraduate programmes of the Faculty. A competitive package to support the appointment will be available.

Building on more than 100 years of research excellence, the University of Liverpool’s Institute of Infection and Global Health brings together leading clinical, veterinary and basic science researchers from across the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences. Although only established in 2010, the Institute already has an outstanding international reputation for tackling infectious diseases of humans and animals both in the UK and Globally. Whilst we are keen to appoint in the three areas described below, we will also consider outstanding applicants from any medical, veterinary or basic scientist working areas relevant to our major research themes (see below)

Veterinary Infectious Diseases For an outstanding candidate, who may themselves be veterinary qualified, researching any area of veterinary infectious diseases, including all aspects of parasitology, virology, bacteriology, host-response to infection, zoonoses, emerging infections, or wider facets of animal health related to infection. Associate membership of the Veterinary School will also be available. Job Ref: A-578196 Adult/Paediatric Infectious Diseases Or Medical Microbiology For a medically qualified adult or paediatric specialist in infectious diseases, or relevant disciplines including microbiology, immunology, or organ-related specialties, (respiratory, gastroenterology or neurology), where the candidate has a strong record in infection or global health research. An honorary NHS consultant contract will be offered at an appropriate NHS partner. Job Ref: A-581823 Infection or Immunology For an outstanding non-clinical scientist. Whilst we are especially keen to develop infection immunology, we will consider candidates in any of our major research themes, including all aspects of parasitology, virology, bacteriology, host-response to infection, zoonoses, emerging infections, or wider facets of animal and human health related to infection. Job Ref: A-581824 Major Research Themes

  • Infectious Diseases of Adults and Children

  • Food Safety and Food Security

  • Emerging and Zoonotic infections

  • Improving The Health of Pets and their owners

Across our themes we are

  • Working on Vaccines Against Major Infectious Diseases

  • Fighting Antimicrobial and Anthelmintic Resistance

Call for applications will be closed on the 4th of March 2013. Website: Application Packs: Informal enquiries: Professor Tom Solomon, e-mail:,277942,en.html


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