Postdoctoral Research Associate in Molecular Mechanisms of Eukaryotic Transcription

University of Oxford
June 14, 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 Mechanisms of Eukaryotic Transcription

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

Hours: Full Time (37.5 hours per week)

About the role

We are seeking to appoint a Postdoctoral Research Associate to join the lab of Dr Lidia Vasilieva to investigate the role of phosphorylation in RNA polymerase II transcription, RNA processing and ultimately in gene expression. Our multi-dimensional research programme integrates biochemical, structural, cellular and large-scale genetic/genomic approaches.

This full-time fixed-term post is funded by the BBSRC 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 a relevant subject and possess sufficient specialist knowledge in the discipline to work within the established research programme. You will have the ability to manage your own research activities and have previous experience of contributing to publications and presentations. The ability to contribute to ideas for new research projects and research income generation is essential as is having excellent verbal and written communication skills. Experience in performing biochemical assays and experience of actively collaborating in the development of research articles for publication would be advantageous.

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 Friday 14th June 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 : Vacancy ID : 172936 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 14-Jun-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 7 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : 36024 - 44263

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