Research Assistant - Chemical Biology (Molecular and Cellular Biology)
Biological Sciences,Molecular Biology and Biophysics,Other Biological Sciences
Short info about job
Company: University of Oxford
Department: Target Discovery Institute (TDI
Salary: £27,629 to £32,958 per annum. Grade 6.
Hours: Full Time
Contract type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Type / Role: Academic or Research
Phone: +44-1333 4487884
Fax: +44-1563 7657165
Detail information about job Research Assistant - Chemical Biology (Molecular and Cellular Biology). Terms and conditions vacancy
Target Discovery Institute (TDI), NDM Research Building, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford
Grade 6: £27,629 - £32,958 p.a.
We are seeking a Research Assistant in Chemical Biology (Molecular and Cellular Biology). Reporting to the Chemical Biology Group Leader, the main responsibility of this post is to perform and develop cellular assays and model systems to study the function of disease-relevant genes and determine the cellular effects of small molecule probes using a variety of functional assays.
You will have a degree in biology or biotechnology and have demonstrable experience in cell culture and molecular biology. You must be well organised, precise and reliable in performance and reporting and have experience in basic general lab practice (cell biology, PCR, microscopy, lab instrumentation). Demonstrable experience in CRISPR genome editing is a requirement; applicants with additional experience in immunofluorescence microscopy assays are particularly encouraged to apply.
This full-time position is fixed-term for 2 years in the first instance.
Further particulars, including details of how to apply, can be obtained from the document below. Applications for this vacancy should be made online and you will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your application. Please provide details of two referees and indicate whether we can contact them now.
The closing date for this position will be 12.00 noon on Monday 18 September 2017.
Please note that the University of Oxford's retirement policy is changing. With effect from 1 October 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 here: https://www.ox.ac.uk/about/jobs/preemploymentscreening.
Closing Date: 18-SEP-2017 12:00