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CLOSED: Job: Research Associate Malaria Vector Control

March 2, 2018 - 12:00 -- MalariaWorld Jobs


Organisation: Keele University, Faculty of Natural Sciences, School of Life Sciences
Level: Grade 7
Starting salary: £32,548 - £39,992 per annum
Fixed term for 22 months
Closing date for applications: 1 April 2018
Post Ref: KU00000724

Keele University is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education, innovative research, beautiful campus, strong community spirit and excellent student experience. With a turnover in excess of £134 million, over 10,000 students and a total staff of approximately 2000, the University provides high quality teaching across a wide range of academic and vocational subjects and promotes world-class research. Further information can be found at

This is an exciting opportunity for an applicant with experience in molecular ecology and entomology to work join the Centre for Applied Entomology and Parasitology, at Keele University and to contribute to the activities of the Target Malaria Consortium (led by Imperial College). You will have an interest in the development of novel vector control strategies based on male mosquito releases for curbing malaria transmission, experience in field entomology and capacity building in countries endemic for malaria and a PhD in molecular ecology, entomology or vector biology.

The post will require regular travels to Africa to implement novel molecular ecology techniques and provide support and training at collaborating institutions. At Keele, you will provide training to visiting researchers, develop and improve molecular ecological tools for mosquito population monitoring and control and contribute to the management and analyses of data from the field entomological surveys conducted across our African field sites.

For informal enquiries please contact Prof. Frederic Tripet on

For full post details and to apply, please visit:

Keele University employees wishing to apply should login to Employee Self Service and click on the 'View current vacancies' link.

Closing date for applications: 1 April 2018.

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