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Externally-funded Fellowship Applications - EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

We welcome enquiries from excellent researchers who wish to submit a fellowship application to an external funder (for example UKRI, Wellcome Trust, Royal Society) and be hosted by the MRC Centre of Medical Mycology. We recommend that you first contact the Centre, or an individual academic to discuss your ideas. Secondly, please complete our form at the link below and attach your supporting information. We have an internal mentoring process to ensure that the applications we support are of the highest standard.

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Research and Training Visits

The MRC CMM welcomes applications from postgraduate research (PGR) students, post-doctoral researchers, medical students and clinicians wishing to pursue research questions, gain invaluable experience in cutting edge technologies and experimental design, or to obtain focused training in specific research areas within medical mycology.

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Vacancies

Academic positions at MRC CMM

The MRC CMM seeks to appoint two new Principal Investigators and world leaders in their fields to join our exceptional team of scientists and clinicians in order to strengthen our research in the areas of:
• Antifungal Drug Resistance; This post will be aimed at recruiting an individual with an interest in understanding the underlying mechanisms of antifungal drug resistance.
• Infectious Co-morbidities; This post will be aimed at recruiting an individual whose research focuses on understand how fungal co-morbidities (especially co-infections with viruses, bacteria or helminths) influence immunity and disease pathology.

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*If you are interested in these positions we recommend that you apply as soon as possible. This is a rolling-recruitment campaign and applications will be reviewed immediately upon application.


Four-year Independent Fellowship in Medical Mycology & Bioinformatics

is seeking to appoint an exceptional Early Career Researcher who is keen to fast-track an independent research career that exploits bioinformatics to help drive advances in medical mycology. The successful candidate will be awarded an independent four-year Fellowship, covering salary and a generous consumable budget (up to £20k per annum). We are looking specifically for an individual with bioinformatics expertise and an interest in exploiting ‘omics’ approaches to address the host or the host-pathogen interface, whose research will complement that of Dr Rhys Farrer’s team.

Application closing date: 26/07/2022

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