The University of Cape Town calls for applications for postdoctoral fellowship in systems immunology to conduct research on a newly funded project aimed at identifying common immune signatures and mechanisms in humans and animal models of TB. Postdoctoral Fellowship is open for South African applicants.
Applicants must have Ph.D. degree within the last 5 years in bioinformatics or computational biology, or Ph.D. in biological sciences with at least 3 years of relevant bioinformatics experience.
The successful candidate will assist with the design, development, and performance of quantitative analysis approaches of complex datasets relating to studies of progression of M. tuberculosis infection to TB disease, and comparative analysis of human, primate, and murine data.
The South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative (SATVI), is a world leader in TB vaccine clinical research located within the Health Sciences Faculty at the University of Cape Town. The mission of SATVI is the development of new and effective vaccination strategies against tuberculosis (TB).
Course Level: Fellowship is available for the postdoctoral programme at the University of Cape Town.
Study Subject: Fellowship is available in Systems Immunology to conduct research on a newly funded project aimed at identifying common immune signatures and mechanisms in humans and animal models of TB.
Worth of Award
Applicants must meet the following guidelines
To apply, please email a letter of motivation, full CV and contact details of 3 referees, clearly indicating “ Postdoctoral Fellowship” in the subject line, to Mrs. Alison September at a.september-at-uct.ac.za or fax to +27 21 4066693.
Deadline: The application deadline is July 30 2016.