Mass Spectrometry Specialist
Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, South Parks Road, Oxford
Grade 7: £33,309 - £40,927 per annum
We are seeking to appoint a Mass Spectrometry Specialist interested in
applying mass spectrometry and proteomics strategies to elucidate mechanisms
of protein degradation and quality control in cellular homeostasis as well as
in the context of virus infections, where a significant fraction of host
proteins are post-translationally regulated by ubiquitin and ubiquitin like
The postholder will be responsible for carrying out own academic research and
contributing conceptually to the project. You will work with limited
supervision to identify, develop, modify and apply the necessary techniques to
achieve the goals of the project. The postholder should be able to establish
and optimise protocols, design and accurately execute experiments and analyse
proteomics data. You will assist in dissemination of findings of the research
group by authorship of manuscripts, presentation of results at meeting. You
will also be responsible for supervising and training junior staff and
overseeing the daily housekeeping of the laboratory.
The postholder should hold PhD/DPhil in molecular/cell biology, biochemistry
or bioinformatics. You should have experience in quantitative cellular
proteomics, including all the steps involved from experimental design to
sample preparation as well as expertise in statistical analysis of large
proteomics datasets, and data visualisation/representation tools. Previous
excellent publication record, good organisational and communication skills,
and ability to work as part of a team are essential.
Applications from candidates who hold BSc/MSc degree will be considered, to be
appointed at Grade 6 with a salary range of £29,614 - £35,326 p.a. with
amended duties and responsibilities.
This is a fixed-term appointment available for 2 years in the first instance.
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 closing date for applications is 12.00 midday on 18 October 2021.
Interviews will be held as soon as possible thereafter.
Contact Person : Mrs Marina Katash Vacancy ID : 153297
Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 18-Oct-2021 12:00
Contact Email : firstname.lastname@example.org