Research Assistant – Non-Communicable Diseases

University of Oxford

United Kingdom

September 26, 2022


Research Assistant – Non-Communicable Diseases

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

We are seeking to appoint a Research Assistant – Non-Communicable Disease Group to join the Jenner Institute at the Nuffield Department of Medicine.

You will be responsible for managing your own research and administrative activities with support from senior colleagues. You will develop protocols and perform a range of experimental techniques, such as characterising molecular interactions (e.g., ELISA, Bio-Layer Interferometry, SPR), biophysical analyses (native and conventional MS, EM, Dynamic Light Scattering, fluorimetry), microbial and mammalian cell culture, protein expression and chromatography purification. You will also be gathering, analysing, and presenting scientific data from a variety of sources, including reviewing of the literature and data generated in house and from consortium. You will perform research work to a high standard, produce and maintain clear experimental plans, laboratory records, and reports.

It is essential that you are educated to a first degree in a relevant biological subject, or a related discipline, together with some practical laboratory experience working with biological materials. You will have good interpersonal skills, and organisational skills, along with good documentation and computer skills (Excel and Word). You will be able to interpret scientific data, and have a keen attention to detail and be able to conduct experiments to a consistently high standard.

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 31 March 2023 in the first instance and is funded by JPND - UKRI MRC.

Only applications received before 12 midday on Monday 26 September 2022 will be considered. Please quote 160192 on all correspondence.

Contact Person : Margarita Monroy Vacancy ID : 160192 Contact Phone : 01865287757 Closing Date & Time : 26-Sep-2022 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 6 Contact Email : Salary (£) : Salary in range £30,502 - £31,411 per annum. With reduced responsibilities, this post can be offered as a Grade 5: salary in range £27,131 - £30,502 per annum

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