Postdoctoral Research Associate in Molecular Biophysics

University of Oxford
April 24, 2024
Offerd Salary:£36,024 - £44,263
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Contract Type:Fixed Term Contract
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Postdoctoral Research Associate in Molecular Biophysics

Department of Biochemistry, South Parks Road, Oxford


Salary (£) : £36,024 - £44,263 per annum

Location: Department of Biochemistry, South Parks Road, Oxford

Contract type: Fixed Term Contract for up to 3 years in the first instance

Hours: Full Time (37.5 hours per week)

About the role

We are looking to appoint a Postdoctoral Research Associate to join the lab of Dr Michael Ranes with expertise in super-resolution imaging methods to complement our research in understanding the molecular mechanisms driving the Wnt signalling pathways at the single-molecule level. The lab undertakes a multidisciplinary approach spanning biochemistry/biophysics, cell biology and structural biology to address our research questions. The lab provides an inclusive environment to empower lab members to express themselves, propose novel ideas and give actionable feedback. In addition, lab members will be provided with the guidance and tools to maximise their potential to advance in both their professional and personal development.

This full-time fixed-term post is funded by the Wellcome Trust for up to 3 years in the first instance.

The actual starting salary offered will be based on qualifications and relevant skills acquired and will also be determined by the funding available.

What We Offer

Your happiness and wellbeing at work matters to us, so we offer a range of family friendly and financial benefits including:

• An excellent contributory pension scheme

• 38 days annual leave

• A comprehensive range of childcare services

• Family leave schemes

• Cycle loan scheme

• Membership to a variety of social and sports clubs

• Discounted bus travel and Season Ticket travel loans

The University also runs an enormous amount of social groups and sports clubs for those looking for more than just a great place to work.

About you

You will hold a PhD/DPhil or be near completion of a PhD/DPhil in cell biology, biophysics or a related discipline and have the ability to design and implement experiments and to demonstrate initiative in developing, improving, and troubleshooting experimental methods. You will have experience in super- resolution imaging techniques and associated data-analysis methods, together with demonstrable organisational skills with the ability to effectively and efficiently prioritise and multi-task lab duties. Excellent oral and written communications skills are expected as well as having a proven track record of producing high quality data leading to peer-reviewed publications.

Application Process

You will be required to upload a supporting statement, setting out how you meet the selection criteria, curriculum vitae and the names and contact details of two referees as part of your online

Only applications received before 12 noon on Wednesday 24th April 2024 can be considered. with interviews for shortlisted candidates to be held as soon as possible thereafter.

Committed to equality and valuing diversity

Contact Person : HR Officer Vacancy ID : 171858 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 24-Apr-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 7 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : 36024 - 44263

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