As part of a Wellcome Trust project led by Dr. Cyrille NDO, the Centre for Research in Infectious Diseases (CRID) is launching a call for application addressed to young students, residing in Cameroon, for PhD projects.
These projects will run for 3 years and will focus on the interactions between insecticide resistance in malaria vectors and Plasmodium development/transmission. This will involve various aspects such as mosquito biology, insecticide bioassays, experimental infections, functional genomics using RNA sequencing, DNA sequencing, RNA interference and more.
- The applicant must have completed a Master’s degree in the past 3 years in Biochemistry, Microbiology, Biology or any other biomedical field.
- He/she must demonstrate competences in either genetics, molecular biology, biochemistry, entomology, epidemiology, statistics and phylogenetic analysis with an appreciable level in oral and written English.
- The candidate will be fully involved in study design, field expedition, laboratory work and any other task associated to the project.
- He/she must be able to critically analyze his project, integrate, collaborate and interact with a multi-disciplinary research team.
- The project will be carried out in the CRID laboratory at Nkoleton, Yaoundé.
The application must be addressed and sent to firstname.lastname@example.org and should include:
- Updated detailed curriculum vitae;
- A letter of motivation;
- Academic transcripts;
- A support letter from previous supervisor.
Application deadline: October 10th, 2020.
Shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview on the 12th October 2020.