Department of Paediatrics, Oxford Vaccine Group, Churchill Hospital, Oxford
About the role
This is an exciting opportunity for a Laboratory Research Assistant to work alongside world renowned scientists at the Oxford Vaccine Group (OVG) in a team led by Professor Sir Andrew Pollard and Dr Young Chan Kim.
The successful candidate will work on the development of a novel vaccines against alphaviruses and Chagas disease using adenoviral vectors and mRNA, to assess it in pre-clinical models. You will be required to support the Principal Investigator and other senior researchers in the day-to-day work of this project.
The postholder should have a BSc or MSc, with some relevant research experience, sufficient knowledge of pre-clinical research and of immunological methods to work within established research programmes. You must be an enthusiastic and self-motivated, technically competent and capable of working independently in a laboratory.
This position is offered full-time on a fixed-term contract initially for 12 months with the possibility to extend provided further external funding is available. At the end of this appointment, there may be an opportunity for the suitable post-holder to be enrolled into a funded DPhil (PhD) programme from 2024-2025 academic year.
This role meets the criteria for a UK Skilled Worker visa.
You will be required to upload a CV and Supporting Statement as part of your online application. The Supporting Statement should include a cover letter and should also clearly describe how you meet each of the selection criteria listed in the job description. Click here for information and advice on writing an effective Supporting Statement.
To discuss the post in more detail, please contact Dr Young Chan Kim, the Sir Henry Wellcome Fellow, using the contact details below.
Only online applications received before 12.00 midday on Friday 1 December 2023 will be considered. Interviews will be held as soon as possible thereafter.
Contact Person : Dr Young Chan Kim Vacancy ID : 168701 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 01-Dec-2023 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 6 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : 32332 - 38205 (with a discretionary range to £41,732 per annum)