Postdoctoral Researcher in Protein Quantification in Alzheimer’s Disease, Oxford-GSK Institute of Molecular and Computational Medicine

University of Oxford
June 18, 2024
Offerd Salary:£36,024 - £44,263
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Postdoctoral Researcher in Protein Quantification in Alzheimer's Disease, Oxford-GSK Institute of Molecular and Computational Medicine

Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin Building, Sherrington Road, Oxford, OX1 3QU Additional location: Henry Wellcome Building of Genomic Medicine, Old Road Campus, Roosevelt Drive, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7BN

We have an excellent opportunity for a Postdoctoral Researcher in Protein Quantification in Alzheimer's Disease to join the newly established multidisciplinary Oxford-GSK Institute of Molecular and Computational Medicine (IMCM), operating within Nuffield Department of Medicine (NDM) in collaboration with Nuffield Department of Clinical Neuroscience (NDCN), Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, Department of Psychiatry and Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics (DPAG).

You will be primarily responsible for conducting and analysing enzyme linked immunosorbent assays (ELISAs) on biofluids, for proteomic sample preparation from human post-mortem brain tissue, and for collaborating with the core bioinformatics team to quality control, analyse and integrate their data with data from across the multi-disciplinary project.

It is essential that you hold a PhD (or be close to completion) in biochemistry, molecular biology, neuroscience or a related field, together with relevant experience and knowledge of neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer's Disease. You will be Familiar with protein-focussed molecular biology techniques; for example tissue fractionation, immunoprecipitation and have experience with protein quantification techniques, ideally ELISA and SIMOA. Being able to manage your own research and administrative activities is also essential. Experience with sample preparation for mass-spectrometry proteomics and integrative analyses with other data modalities is highly desirable.

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 until 30 September 2027 and is funded by GSK.

Only applications received before 12 midday on Tuesday 18 June 2024 will be considered. Please quote 172865 on all correspondence.

Contact Person : Margarita Monroy Vacancy ID : 172865 Contact Phone : 01865287757 Closing Date & Time : 18-Jun-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 7 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : Salary in range £36,024 - £44,263 per annum

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