Job offer: Post-doc position (2 years, subject to positive assessment after 1st year) at the Department of Animal Health, Veterinary Faculty, Universitat Autònoma of Barcelona. Veterinary Faculty of Barcelona is a top 10 institution in this area according to the 2021 Shangai’s Global Academic Ranking of Academic Subjects (https://www.shanghairanking.com/rankings/gras/2021/RS0304)
We are seeking a recent PhD (preferably, in virology, viral immunology, or infectious diseases of livestock). Candidates must show a proven record of (one or more of the following):
1. Immunology of human or animal pathogens, preferable viruses of pigs.
2. Virology, with a focus on important viral pathogens of humans or livestock, preferably pigs.
3. Animal experimentation with livestock species.
The candidate must be proficient in basic techniques such as isolation, production, and titration of viruses, viral neutralization, etc. and, additionally in one of the following: a) cellular immunology techniques (ELISPOT, flow cytometry, etc.) or, b) advanced virological techniques or, c) molecular biology applied to virology.
The successful candidate(s) will integrate into a project on the determinants of the evolution of swine influenza viruses in endemically infected pig farms.
The successful candidate(s) will also be expected to do some supervision of trainees (graduate students) and laboratory technicians.
The starting salary will be commensurate with similarpost-docpositions in Spain. Interested candidates are asked to contact Prof. Enric Mateu (email@example.com) for further details on the conditions of the positions and on how to apply.
The position will be open until late January 2022.