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CLOSED - Job: Research Associate molecular ecology and population biology

August 25, 2020 - 12:35 -- MalariaWorld Jobs

Organisation: Keele University, Faculty of Natural Sciences, School of Life Sciences
Level: Grade 7
Starting salary £33,797 - £41,526 per annum
Term: Fixed term for 36 months
Closing date for applications: 30 September 2020
Post Ref: KU00001522

Keele University is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education, innovative research, beautiful campus, strong community spirit and excellent student experience.  With a turnover in excess of £170 million, over 10,000 students and a total staff of approximately 2000, the University provides high quality teaching across a wide range of academic and vocational subjects and promotes world-class research.  Further information can be found at

This is an exciting opportunity for an applicant with experience in mosquito molecular ecology and population biology to work join the Centre for Applied Entomology and Parasitology, at Keele University and to contribute to the activities of the Target Malaria Consortium (led by Imperial College). You will have an interest in the development of novel vector control strategies based on male mosquito releases for curbing malaria transmission, experience in entomology, insect population biology and data handling and statistics with a PhD in ecology, entomology or vector biology.

The post may require travels to Africa to provide support and training at collaborating institutions. In Keele, the applicant will provide training to visiting researchers, develop and improve molecular ecological tools for mosquito population monitoring and control and contribute to the management, analyses and publication of data from the field entomological surveys and experiments conducted across our African field sites.

For informal enquiries please contact Prof. Frederic Tripet (

Please note this appointment is subject to medical clearance by the University’s Occupational Health provider.

The University is committed to operating flexible working practices wherever possible.

Keele University values equality and diversity across our workforce and to ensuring our staff community is reflective of the diversity of our student population. In support of these commitments the University welcomes applications from individuals of Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds for all roles.

Post Ref: KU00001522

Closing date for applications: 30 September 2020

For full post details and to find out more about working at Keele please visit:

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