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CLOSED: Job: Entomologist / Malariologist Research Associate, Johns Hopkins Malaria Institute, Zambia

December 22, 2011 - 19:08 -- Ingeborg van Schayk

The Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology (MMI), Malaria Research Institute,  has an International faculty search for an entomologist/malariologist research associate 
at the Johns Hopkins Malaria Institute at Macha (MIAM), Zambia.

The closing date for applications is January 31, 2012.

 

The Research Associate will have earned a Doctoral degree and have served at least 2 years in post doctoral fellowship. The Successful candidate will have:

• Strong interest in field work and be prepared to live in rural Zambia a minimum of 3 years.
• Have a strong background and interest in molecular biology and entomology, particularly within the anopheline vectors of malaria.
• Be able to supervise a functional insectary and a molecular laboratory currently in operation at Macha.
• Establish collaborations with other members of the Malaria Research Institute in the Department of MMI and develop an externally funded program.
• Coordinate with the current MIAM infrastructure and activities.
• Assist with oversight of ongoing research projects operated by current MMI faculty, including those operating through the International Center of Excellence for Malaria Research (ICEMR) of Southern Africa program.

This Faculty position includes full Johns Hopkins benefits; Local housing is available for a nominal rental.

Please send a CV, statement of research interest, and contact information of three references addressed to Dr. Douglas Norris c/o Genevieve Nixon gnixon@jhsph.edu. Questions may be addressed to Dr. Douglas Norris dnorris@jhsph.edu.

 

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