What is Immunology?

Immunology professionals are involved in the study, diagnosis and management of conditions involving the immune system.


  • Immunologist
  • Clinical immunologist

What skills do you need to work as an Immunologist?

  • Good organisation and planning skills
  • Understanding of human resource legislation
  • Ability to communicate at all levels of an organisation
  • First-rate communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Computer literacy

Where do Immunologists work?

Immunologists work in both the public and provide sector.

 Typical work activities

  • Developing job specifications and managing recruitment campaigns
  • Preparing learning and development activities
  • Advising management in relation to pay, performance and rewards
  • Providing employment law advice to company management
  • Managing disciplinary and grievance procedures
  • Negotiating with employees and employee representatives

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