Postdoctoral Research Assistant in CRISPR screening
Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, South Parks Road, Oxford
Grade 7: £32,817 - £40,322 p.a.
We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, self-motivated Postdoctoral
Research Assistant to join our Genome Engineering Oxford centre, based at the
Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, University of Oxford.
The post holder will lead your own projects and you will be actively involved
in establishing, developing and optimising gene editing techniques, as well as
setting up, carrying out and analysing genome-wide (multiplex) CRISPR
library screens. You will also be involved in other projects including the
design, assembly and testing of CRISPR nucleases in cell culture systems, and
when necessary provide guidance to junior members of the lab. Additionally,
you will explore exciting and powerful new techniques such as PACE and/or
equivalent directed evolution strategies to engineer and produce recombinant
proteins with improved/desired characteristics, including DNA-modifying
The post-holder should have a PhD/Dphil in (molecular/synthetic) biology,
bioinformatics, (bio)chemistry, genetics or a related subject. You should
have experience with culturing and manipulation of cell lines and have in-
depth knowledge of molecular biology techniques, especially cloning and PCR,
as well as general biochemical and cell biology techniques. You should be able
to work independently using your own initiative, and also as part of a team,
to manage your workload effectively and meet deadlines. Excellent
interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to interact equally
effectively with senior academic staff, researchers and support staff are
Applications from candidates who hold BSc/MSc degree will be considered, to be
appointed as Research Assistant at Grade 6 with a salary range of £29,176 -
£34,804 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 Monday 16 August 2021.
Interviews will be held as soon as possible thereafter.
Contact Person : Mrs Marina Katash Vacancy ID : 151596
Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 16-Aug-2021 12:00
Contact Email : firstname.lastname@example.org