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CLOSED: Job: Staff Scientist - Experimental Genetics of Malaria

August 7, 2016 - 10:25 -- MalariaWorld Jobs
Position: Staff Scientist
Organization: The Sanger Institute
Closing Date: 15 August 2016
Salary Range: £31033 to £39142 depending on experience
The Sanger Institute Malaria Programme generates and analyses large-scale datasets in order to understand Plasmodium biology, and identify and prioritise new drug and vaccine targets. As part of this programme, the Billker and Rayner teams have founded the Plasmodium Genetic Modification Project (PlasmoGEM) to develop new scalable technologies for Plasmodium experimental genetics, and apply them to carry out genome-scale genetic screens. Using recombineering to build gene targeting vectors, and next generation sequencing to phenotype multiple knockout lines in parallel, the PlasmoGEM team has generated quantitative growth rate data for >3,000 genes in the rodent P. berghei model. Aspects of this approach are now being transferred to the major human pathogen P. falciparum.

CLOSED: Job: Country Director - Equatorial Guinea

August 5, 2016 - 05:22 -- MalariaWorld Jobs
Position: Country Director
Organization: MCDI (Medical Care Development International)
Location: Malabo, Equatorial Guinea
Closing Date: 1 September 2016
MCDI requires a Country Director to manage and represent its portfolio of health projects in Equatorial Guinea, Central Africa. Ongoing projects include the Bioko Island Malaria Control Project (BIMCP III), the Equatorial Guinea Malaria Vaccine Initiative (EGMVI) and the Equatorial Guinea Cervical Cancer Screening and Treatment Project.

CLOSED: Jobs: 5 PhD and 10 post-doc fellowships (MARCAD)

August 5, 2016 - 05:12 -- MalariaWorld Jobs
The MAlaria Research CApacity Development (MARCAD) Consortium in West and Central Africa is launching a new PhD and Post Doc programme in the thematic areas of Malaria Elimination or Control/Scale up of Interventions. MARCAD is a partnership of institutions sponsored by the Wellcome Trust working in partnership with the Department of International Development (DFID) and the Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa (AESA). The University Cheikh Anta Diop (UCAD), Senegal is the lead institution working in partnership with the University Health & Allied Sciences (UHAS) in Ghana; the University of Yaoundé 1 (UYI), Cameroun; the Medical Research Council Unit, The Gambia (MRCG), and the Malaria Research & Training Center (MRTC) at the “Université des Sciences, des Techniques et des Technologies de Bamako”, Mali. The programme is supported by three European institutions; the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM), the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) & the University of Copenhagen (UoC).

CLOSED: Job: Head Scientist in Mosquito Ecology and Genetics

July 22, 2016 - 10:31 -- MalariaWorld Jobs

Employer: Polo d'Innovazione Genomica Genetica e Biologia SCaRL

Location: Perugia, Italy
Expires: September 30, 2016
Job type: Postdoctoral
Salary: $40,000 - $50,000
Qualifications: Postgraduate - Doctorate/PhD
Employment type: fixed-term contract available for up to 2 years
Job hours: Full-time


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