Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics, Roosevelt Drive, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7BN
We are seeking to appoint a Postdoctoral Research Scientist, to work within Professor Milosevic's group at the Nuffield Department of Medicine. The task is to carry out experimental work in the fields of cell biology and biochemistry, in order to study mechanisms of disease caused by defects in organelle acidification.
You will be responsible for managing your own academic research and administrative activities, which will include planning your own work and objectives on a 6-month basis along with the supervisor. You will work independently or under limited supervision to identify, modify and apply the necessary techniques to achieve the goals of the project, as well as enhance your own research and generic skills through a tailored development programme. You will introduce and apply new techniques, and have the creativity and initiative to develop novel approaches and methods where required, and you will contribute to the smooth running of the group, including the effective use of resources, training of other colleagues, including MSc and DPhil students.
It is essential that you hold a DPhil degree (or close to completion), together with relevant experimental experience in molecular and cell biology. You will have a record of accomplishment of research, this include achievements and contributions to published papers. You will have sufficient specialist knowledge in the discipline to work within established research programmes, and experience of, and ability to perform, techniques relevant to the project (mammalian cell culture, fluorescence imaging, Western blotting, etc.).
Applications for this vacancy are to be made online and you will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application. Your supporting statement must explain how you meet each of the selection criteria for the post using examples of your skills and experience.
This position is offered full time on a fixed term contract for 3 years and is funded by Wellcome Trust Investigator grant.
Only applications received before 12 midday on 16 March 2023 will be considered. Please quote 162292 on all correspondence.
Contact Person : Phoebe Astbury Vacancy ID : 162292 Contact Phone : 01865 287775 Closing Date & Time : 16-Mar-2023 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 7 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : Grade 7: Salary in range £34,308 - £35,333 per annum