Postgraduate Research Assistant in Cardiovascular Medicine
Health and Medical,Medicine and Dentistry,Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology
Short info about job
Company: University of Oxford
Department: Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Salary: £28,098 to £30,688 per annum (Grade 6)
Hours: Full Time
Contract type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Type / Role: Academic or Research
Phone: +44-1569 6820281
Fax: +44-1478 9457824
Detail information about job Postgraduate Research Assistant in Cardiovascular Medicine. Terms and conditions vacancy
Wellcome Trust Centre for Human GeneticsOld Road CampusRoosevelt Drive
We are looking for a highly motivated graduate research assistant with a BSc 2:1 in a relevant discipline such as biochemistry or natural sciences, experience in phenotyping and cell culture and an interest in cardiovascular health and disease. Alongside a postdoctoral researcher, you will use in vivo models, primary cell characterisation and molecular techniques to investigate the role of novel candidate genes in atherosclerosis.
Your main duties will involve in vivo cardiovascular phenotyping and performing and analysing experiences such as western blotting and immunohistochemistry. You will also be responsible for the generation, maintenance and characterisation of primary cell cultures. Proven recent experience in these areas is essential along with excellent organisational and interpersonal skills. Proven experience in cardiovascular science is desirable.
You will be based at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, Old Road Campus, Roosevelt Drive, Oxford which provides an outstanding working environment, with excellent core facilities and opportunities for interactions.
This full-time post is available immediately and is fixed-term until 31 July 2021 funded by the British Heart Foundation.
Applications for this vacancy are to be made online; you will be required to upload a supporting statement and a copy of your CV as part of your online application. To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and person specification, please click on the link below.
Only applications received before 12.00 midday on Wednesday 4 October 2017 can be considered. Interviews are anticipated to take place in the week commencing 13 November 2017.
Please note that the University of Oxford's retirement policy is changing. With effect from October 1 2017, all employees at Grade 8 and above will have a retirement age of 68, and all employees at Grades 6 and 7 will no longer have a set retirement age. Further details are available at: www.ox.ac.uk/about/jobs/preemploymentscreening.