Research Fellow in Parasitology, Queen's University Belfast

We are recruiting for a Research Fellow to join Dr Geoffrey Gobert’s Parasitology Research Group.  The successful candidate will undertake project-specific research activities related to schistosomiasis and other helminth diseases. This will include the development of study protocols, performing recombinant protein expression development, routine sample preparation and liaison with UK and overseas research partners in China and Tanzania.  The post is funded by the Royal Academy of Engineering.

For more details on the post and how to apply, please see this link. Deadline for applications: 29th July 2020


Coordinator of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases

Location: London – Vauxhall and Westminster
Contract: Fixed term 12 months with scope to extend
Hours: P/T 21 hours p.w. over 3 days Mondays – Fridays
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum pro rata
Reports to: UK Advocacy Manager

The APPMG Coordinator will act on behalf of the best interests of the Chair, Officers, and parliamentary members. The agenda of the APPMG will be driven by the Chair and Officers with input from and consultation with the external malaria and NTDs stakeholders as and when needed. The Coordinator will maintain regular contact with all external partner organisations to ensure broad and unbiased representation of the malaria and NTDs communities. The Coordinator will be required to work alongside the APPMG Chair and Officers to raise the political profile of malaria and NTDs with UK policy and decision makers and grow parliamentary support for the fight against malaria and NTDs.

To download information on the post and how to apply, please see this link. Deadline for applications is 17th August 2020.