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August 12, 2016 - 07:35 -- Ingeborg van Schayk

This week we are listing another exciting position at the Sanger Institute:

Position: Staff scientist, Experimental Genetics

There is an opening for a Staff Scientist in the Rayner lab (Sanger Institute) to lead the delivery of large-scale Plasmodium falciparum experimental genetics projects. The candidate will collaborate with the PlasmoGEM team and the Sanger Cellular Genetics Pipeline to lead knockout screens of hundreds of genes. The primary objective is to deliver novel scientific projects that result in high impact publications. The successful candidate will be a strong team player, a self-starter and keen to make the most of this exciting opportunity. It would particularly suit postdoctoral fellows with experience in Plasmodium falciparum genetics, who want to lead and take responsibility for a larger project, and work in a deeply collaborative and technologically rapidly moving environment. For more information, click here.
Don't forget last week's positions and keep the deadlines for application in mind:
Position: Country Director Equatorial Guinea

An exciting position for a senior manager as Country Director in Equatorial Guinea, with Medical Care Development International (MCDI). He/she will 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. Interested? Click here.

5 PhD and 10 Post doc positions available

MARCAD seeks to train African scientists toward building a critical mass for the control and the elimination of malaria, equip them to compete effectively for international funding, offer them international exposure, and facilitate their networking and collaboration with other institutions.  Fellowships will be held at one of the five African-based institutions. Three MARCAD fellows will be hosted within strong interdisciplinary teams at one of the five African institutions, one PhD and two post-docs. Want to know more? Click here.

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