Research Assistant in Colorectal Cancer
Biological Sciences,Biology,Genetics,Molecular Biology and Biophysics
Short info about job
Company: University of Oxford
Department: Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics
Salary: £28,098 to £31,604 Grade 6 p.a.
Hours: Full Time
Contract type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Type / Role: Academic or Research
Phone: +44-1325 9359222
Fax: +44-1379 1252136
Detail information about job Research Assistant in Colorectal Cancer. Terms and conditions vacancy
Applications are invited for a Research Assistant in Colorectal Cancer to work at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics.
You will work in cancer and human genetics, including sample preparation, library preparation for sequencing, genotyping, mutation screening and analysis, mouse colony curation, undertaking basic procedures of husbandry, cell culture and analysis, tissue preparation and analysis, functional assays and other work as necessary.
You will have a degree in molecular biology or in a relevant subject with an experience of basic methods of molecular genetics. You will have the ability to organise and prioritise work efficiently, delivering results to a high standard and to an agreed schedule. You will be able to demonstrate a high level of communication skills, both written and oral, and the ability to work effectively within a team.
The position is funded by the National Institute of Health (NIHR) and is fixed-term until the end of September 2019 in the first instance.
Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application. Please quote reference 130299 on all correspondence.
Only applications received before 12.00 midday on Tuesday 19 September 2017 can be considered.
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.