Research Assistant in Molecular Cell Biology
Biological Sciences,Biology,Molecular Biology and Biophysics
Short info about job
Company: University of Oxford
Department: Sir William Dunn School of Pathology
Salary: £27,629 to £32,958 Grade 6 p.a.
Hours: Full Time
Contract type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Type / Role: Academic or Research
Phone: +44-1303 5824920
Fax: +44-1434 4445861
Detail information about job Research Assistant in Molecular Cell Biology. Terms and conditions vacancy
A research assistant position is available in Dr Eva Gluenz’s group at the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, University of Oxford to study the role of flagellar proteins in the virulence of Leishmania parasites. The project will involve generation of a library of knockout mutants using CRISPR-Cas9 tools we have recently developed for Leishmania and analysis of cells using molecular and microscopy-based methods.
This is a fixed-term appointment for up to 24 months in the first instance.
Applicants should hold a first degree in a biological sciences subject have practical experience in basic molecular biology techniques and possess excellent organisational and communication skills. Experience of cell culture would also be desirable.
If you are interested in this role, and have the skills and experience we are looking for, please apply online. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application. The research lab would like the successful applicant to start as soon as possible.
The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday on 21 September 2017. Interviews will be held as soon as possible thereafter.