Laboratory Manager, Viral Immunology Group
The Moredun Group is seeking an experienced support scientist to be assume the duties of laboratory manager for the viral immunology group within Moredun Research Institute. You will be a suitably qualified individual with experience in biology research, preferably virology and/or immunology. This includes experience following your degree attainment working in a biological/medical research laboratory. This is an exciting programme in vaccine research working on infectious diseases of livestock with emphasis on viral pathogens. You will join a highly active, well-funded group of scientists working on new vaccine platforms designed to induce a broad, comprehensive immune response to vaccination resulting in long lasting protection against infection. You will be responsible for managing the day-to-day activities of the research laboratory, managing collections of virus strains and cell lines, and assuring biosafety and standard laboratory procedures are followed by staff. The person in this position will be expected to play a role in supporting Institute infrastructure initiatives. You will also have your own role supporting research activities in the programme while contributing to the Moredun Group’s Strategic Plan.