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CLOSED: 5 Jobs: Vector Immunogenomics and Infection Laboratory, Imperial College

November 8, 2015 - 16:44 -- MalariaWorld Jobs

Five positions have become available in the laboratory of Professor George Christophides, the Vector Immunogenomics and Infection Laboratory. The announcement is for both wet-lab and bioinformatics-related positions that can start immediately:

1. Research Associate (postdoc; wet-lab)
2. Research Technician (wet-lab)
3. Population Biology Bioinformatician (Research Associate; postdoc)
4. Research Assistant Bioinformatician (graduate level)
5. Research and Laboratory Manager Assistant

Wet­lab and bioinformatics­related positions are available at the Vector Immunogenomics and Infection Laboratory (VigiLab) at Imperial College London, headed by Professor George K. Christophides. Research at VigiLab aims at characterising the molecular basis of mosquito infection and immune response to human pathogens, dissecting the biology of malaria transmission, and analysing and visualising functional, comparative and population genomics data. The successful applicants will join a dynamic team of senior scientists, postdoctoral fellows, PhD students and research technicians who work together to extend our knowledge of disease transmission, with the long­term goal to enable the development of interventions for vector­borne disease control and elimination.
For informal or early (prior to position opening) enquiries please contact Professor George K. Christophides ( or Dr Bob MacCallum ( for the bioinformatics positions or Dr Dina Vlachou ( for the wet­lab positions. The preferred method of application is online via our website For this, you may follow the link provided above or select "Job Search" on the employment website and then enter into "Keywords" the job title or vacancy reference number including spaces or “Christophides”. Please complete and upload an application form as directed. If you are unable to apply online, please contact us to request an application form. Note that the above deadlines may be extended if suitable applicants are not found. 
For more information about these exciting positions, please read the attached document, or visit:
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