Postdoctoral Scientist in Genome Editing

University of Oxford
July 09, 2024
Offerd Salary:£36,024 - £44,263
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Postdoctoral Scientist in Genome Editing

Radcliffe Department of Medicine, MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, MRC Molecular Haematology Unit, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headington, Oxford

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated Postdoctoral Scientist to join a new programme in Oxford, the NIHR-funded Biomedical Research Centre Gene and Cell Therapy Theme. You will join Associate Professor James Davies and colleagues in researching genome editing methods for treating human disease. The research project combines advanced genome editing and genomics approaches.

You will be expected to manage the project intellectually and technically using your experience, methodical approach and evaluation of the literature in immunology, computational analysis of proteome, DNA sequencing, RNAseq and/or ATACseq datasets, as well as functional in vitro assays.

You will hold a PhD (or be close to completion – thesis submitted at time of application) in a related biomedical science field, together with pre- and/or postdoctoral research experience. Specialist knowledge in CRISPR technology, together with a good knowledge of statistics, bioinformatics and R programming is essential. You will also possess sufficient specialist knowledge and practical experience in genome editing to work within the established research programme of the laboratory.

This is a fixed-term appointment for 2 years, funded by NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre, with the possibility of extension.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.

The closing date for this position is 12 noon on 9 July 2024. Interviews are scheduled to be held on 23 July 2024.

Contact Person : HR Administrator Vacancy ID : 173177 Contact Phone : 01865222675 Closing Date & Time : 09-Jul-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 7 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : £36,024 - £44,263 per annum

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