Research Assistant in Bioprocess & Analytical Development (BiPAD)

University of Oxford
July 18, 2024
Offerd Salary:£32,332 - £38,205
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Contract Type:fixed term contract
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Research Assistant in Bioprocess & Analytical Development (BiPAD)

Jenner Institute, Old Road Campus Research Building, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7DQ

We have an exciting opportunity to recruit a Research Assistant in Vaccine Development to support the fantastic work of the Bioprocess and Analytical Development group here at the Jenner Institute, Nuffield Department of Medicine.

This role provides an opportunity to work with a team of scientists developing vaccines (adenovirus vectored, recombinant protein, VLP-based, etc) and advancing knowledge on a range of infections, including rabies, COVID-19 and Epstein-Barr virus (EBV).

As Research Assistant, you will develop your skills in experimental design, planning and analysis, while making a meaningful contribution to global health through developing new vaccines. You will be responsible for producing high quality data using a range of modern laboratory techniques, such as cell culture (mammalian and microbial), chromatographic protein purification, ELISA, digital PCR, DNA cloning, flow cytometry and viral culture. You will also be responsible for developing, following, and adapting experimental protocols for a range of experimental techniques, such as DNA cloning, mammalian and microbial cell culture, qPCR, ELISA, flow cytometry, viral culture, chromatographic protein purification and filtration processes (TFF, depth filtration, etc).

To be successful in this role, you will hold a BSc degree in medical science or a related discipline along with practical experience of biology, medical science or similar laboratory work. You will have knowledge of vaccinology, infectious disease, and/or molecular biology and the ability to work within established research programmes, with the potential to contribute ideas for new and improved experiments. You will have excellent communication skills, including the ability to maintain clear laboratory records, write for publication, and represent the group at meetings and conferences as well as good interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with others.

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


This position is offered full time on a fixed term contract for 2 years and is funded by the Department and SpyBiotech.

Only applications received before 12 midday on Thursday 18 July 2024 will be considered. Please quote 173115 on all correspondence.

Contact Person : Kristina Limbu Vacancy ID : 173115 Contact Phone : 01865617971 Closing Date & Time : 18-Jul-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 6 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : Grade 6: £32,332 - £38,205 with a discretionary range to £41,732 per annum

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