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University of the Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS) Post-Doctoral Fellowship 2020

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Ifeoma Chime

The University of the Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS) as part of its mandate provides teaching research and community service. The strategic objective of UHAS underpinning research is to consistently push the limit of our academic curiosity in health research and earn an enviable reputation for the wide-reaching impact of our research on the knowledge and practice of health and wellbeing.

Application Deadline: 5th June 2020

About the Award: We are seeking to appoint a Post-Doctoral Scientist to contribute to a new project on Plasmodium falciparum gametocyte development in the bone marrow of living malaria-infected individuals and the impact of malaria parasite accumulation on bone marrow function. This exciting project include laboratory and field studies and are based primarily in UHAS, Ho, Ghana, but with the opportunity for experimental work in collaborator’s laboratories at the Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Rome, Italy (Dr. Pietro Alano), and the Molecular Infection Medicine Sweden, Umea, Sweden (Prof. Oliver Billker).

Type: Post-Doctorate

Eligibility:

  • Have a PhD in molecular parasitology, molecular and cell biology, immunology or related research experience in these fields and a record of high-quality publications in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Be a highly motivated individual interested in pursuing novel malaria research.
  • Intend on pursuing a long-term career in malaria research.
  • Be a person of integrity, have an eye for detail and possess a valid driving licence
  • Have prior post-doctoral experience in immunology, molecular and cell biology, molecular parasitology and/or
  • overseas field research.

Eligible Countries: African countries

To be Taken at (Country): This exciting project include laboratory and field studies and are based primarily in UHAS, Ho, Ghana, but with the opportunity for experimental work in collaborator’s laboratories at the Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Rome, Italy (Dr. Pietro Alano), and the Molecular Infection Medicine Sweden, Umea, Sweden (Prof. Oliver Billker).

Number of Awards: 1

Value of Award: The successful Post-doctoral fellow will be supported with funding from the Royal Society, UK/African Academy of Sciences for 2 years in the first instance with a possibility of an extension based on performance.

Funds will cover:

• A competitive salary
• Research supplies and reagents
• Conference grant
• Other research related cost such as visit to collaborator’s laboratory

Duration of Award:  2 Years with a possibility of extension.

How to Apply: Application forms are available here and interested applicants should send their completed application documents to bdinko@uhas.edu.gh. UHAS believes in diversity and inclusion for bottom line performance and encourages applications from female researchers. Applicants with MD degree or exceptional candidates coming directly from PhD studies may be considered. For informal inquiries please contact Dr. Bismarck Dinko at bdinko@uhas.edu.gh or the Dean of the School of Basic and Biomedical Sciences, UHAS, Prof. Richard Asmah at rasmah@uhas.edu.gh. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

  • It is important to go through all application requirements in the Award Webpage (see Link below) before applying.
  • GOODLUCK

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