Monday , November 28 2022

UCT Vacancies 2022 – Junior Research Fellow

Website University of Cape Town

Job Description:

Deliver lectures, tutorials and laboratory practical’s to BSc undergraduates, BSc Honors and MBChB students Set and mark assessments (exams, essays, tests, practical write-ups)

Job Responsibilities:

  • Apply for independent research funding
  • Supervise or co-supervise postgraduate students
  • Lead a research project on immunology of various infectious diseases and medical conditions under mentorship of two senior academics
  • Conduct 1 conference presentation per year, with at least 1 international conference presentation during the tenure, and organize and run networking events
  • Perform leadership and management functions at Divisional, Departmental, Faculty and University level, if needed
  • Participate in a collaborative research project with an African university external to South Africa and/or other international universities or research institutes
  • Publish at least 6 papers in academic journals within the 36-month grant period (at least 2 papers/year)

Job Requirements:

  • Expertise in immunological techniques including multipara meter flow cytometry, and working safely with clinical samples in a BSL2 laboratory
  • 2-5 years postdoctoral experience working in a research laboratory
  • Demonstrated academic writing ability
  • PhD in Immunology or a related field
  • A track record of publications in the field
  • Discipline specific knowledge in virology and immunology
  • Experience with supervision with postgraduate students at the Honors and Masters level

Job Details:

Company: University of Cape Town

Job Category: Education

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Bellville, Western Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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