Research Assistant in Precision Oncology
Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, South Parks Road, Oxford
We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and self-motivated Research
Assistant to join the Oxford Precision Oncology for Sarcoma team (OxPOS).
The post-holder will be based in the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology but
will work regularly in the Sarcoma pathology laboratories at the Nuffield
The post-holder will co-ordinate sarcoma material and its biobanking,
extraction and processing, including preparing and collating genomic data from
collaborating service labs, as well as validation and quality control. You
will co-ordinate operational aspects of the OxPOS protocol, such as logging
data results and ethical consents, and finally preparing and co-ordinating
precision oncology communications for the standard of care teams and the OxPOS
clinic. You will be trained and exposed to all the components of a precision
oncology pipeline, from genomics to patient communication. The post-holder
will have an opportunity to develop genomic and molecular cell biology
laboratory linked with bioinformatics. You will be a key member of the team
supporting key aspects of project management, with an opportunity to supervise
junior colleagues and project students.
The successful candidate should hold a BSc/MSc in biomedical sciences and have
a good understanding of biomedical and cancer research. You should possess
excellent organisational and time management skills and being able to work
independently using your own initiative, and also as part of a team. Excellent
interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to interact equally
effectively with senior academic staff, researchers and support staff are
This full-time post is available until June 2026. If you are interested in
developing deeper experience in operational delivery of precision medicine
(oncology) research, and have the skills and experience we are looking for,
please apply online. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting
statement as part of your online application.
Informal enquiries can be addressed to Prof Bass Hassan via email:
The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday on Friday 23 September 2022.
Interviews will be held as soon as possible thereafter.
Contact Person : Mrs Marina Katash Vacancy ID : 159155
Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 23-Sep-2022 12:00
Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 6 Contact Email :
Salary (£) : Grade 6: £30,502 - £36,386 p.a.