Oxford-BMS Research Fellow
Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal
Sciences, Botnar Research Centre, Windmill Road, Oxford
Grade 7: £33,309 - £40,927 p.a.
We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated Oxford-BMS
Research Fellow to join a dynamic research group led by Principal Investigator
Associate Professor Stephanie Dakin and Co-Investigator Professor Christopher
Buckley. This is an opportunity to work in the Botnar Research Centre,
Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences
(NDORMS), University of Oxford. The Oxford Medical Sciences Division in
partnership with Bristol Myers Squibb (BMS) provide support for Fellowships
through the Oxford-BMS Translational Research Fellowship Programme.
As an Oxford-BMS Research Fellow you will become a member of a dynamic
research group with responsibility for working on an exciting collaborative
and translational laboratory project within the Dakin Soft Tissue Joint
Disease Group. You will manage your own academic research and administrative
activities, managing and co-ordinating multiple projects to meet deadlines.
You will test hypotheses and analyse scientific data from a variety of
sources, reviewing and refining working hypotheses as appropriate. The role
includes adapting existing and developing new scientific techniques and
experimental protocols and contributing ideas for new research projects. You
will carry out collaborative projects with colleagues in partner institutions
and research groups, as well as with the industrial sponsor, and coordinate
data and skills exchange between Oxford and BMS.
You will hold a PhD or DPhil (or near completion) in the biomedical
sciences, together with relevant laboratory-based research experience.
Experience of computational bioinformatic analysis including bulk & single
cell RNAseq datasets, spatial transcriptomics, multiplex immunostaining of
tissue sections and imaging using GE Cell Dive/ confocal microscopy /
comparable technology are essential. Tissue culture experience including
working with primary human cells and/or 3D organoids are also required.
Previous experience of working within, or in collaboration with,
pharmaceutical drug discovery programmes would be desirable.
This is a full-time fixed-term appointment for 3 years.
The closing date for this position is 12 noon on 20/12/2021. You will be
required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online
Interviews will take place in January 2022.
Contact Person : HR Team, NDORMS Vacancy ID : 154669
Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 20-Dec-2021 12:00
Contact Email : email@example.com