Post-Graduate Laboratory Research Assistant

University of Oxford
March 18, 2024
Offerd Salary:£32,332 - £38,205
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Contract Type:fixed-term contract
Working Time:Full time
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Post-Graduate Laboratory Research Assistant

Department of Paediatrics, Oxford Vaccine Group, Churchill Hospital, Oxford

About the role

We have an exciting opportunity to join the McShane Group in the Department of Paediatrics as our Post-Graduate Laboratory Research Assistant.

You will play an important role in the contribution towards developing new candidate vaccines for tuberculosis (TB) and human challenge models for both TB and SARS-CoV-2.

You will be responsible for analysis of human immunology samples and provide effective support through great communication and organisational skills.

You will be working in a growing department within the Medical Sciences Division. The Department of Paediatrics is a world leader in child health research and hosts internationally renowned research programmes in drug development, gastroenterology, haematology, HIV, immunology, neuroimaging, neuromuscular diseases and vaccinology.

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.

This role meets the criteria for a UK Skilled Worker visa.

About you

You will have a degree in a relevant biological subject, supplemented by relevant post-qualification experience in a laboratory role, with proven and demonstrable technical skills, including human immunology techniques such as ELISpot and ELISAs. You will possess good attention to detail with the ability to work under minimal supervision. You will have highly effective verbal and written communication skills with all level of staff and an ability to operate effectively in a demanding and stimulating research environment.

Application Process

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 Stephanie Harris, the Senior Research Assistant, using the contact details below.

Only online applications received before 12.00 midday on 18th March 2024 will be considered. Interviews will be held as soon as possible thereafter.

Contact Person : Stephanie Harris Vacancy ID : 171017 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 18-Mar-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 6 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : Grade 6: £32,332 - £38,205 per annum (with a discretionary range to £41,732 per annum)

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