The overall purpose of this post is to undertake research under the human infection (challenge) platform. This will need to be undertaken under good clinical practice ensuring compliance with regulatory, statutory and programme policies including other related research activities and execution of research studies.
The post holder will be responsible for day-to-day research activities, develop research ideas, and oversee a team of staff. The post holder will work as lead on specific area of work; contribute to tasks preparatory to the project(s), where applicable, to tasks including developing and submitting protocols, developing study work plans, organising, and conducting training for project-specific staff; and ensure compliance of all study staff to good practices and procedures. Although these are the primary responsibilities, the post-holder will also be involved in higher level responsibilities for ensuring all activities and procedures are carried out to quality standards, managing, and leading a team whilst expected to share the load and as guided by the PI.
This post is open to qualified PhD holders in a relevant field with strong research experience and will be funded for a two-years in the first instance. The post-holder is expected to develop research methods and to execute programme management as well as roles in data management, sample/specimen management, data analysis, and report writing and scientific dissemination through publication writing and presentations. The post is demanding, involving attention to detail and timescales, and strong engagement with various stakeholders and collaborators.