Research Assistant – Protein Purification

University of Oxford
May 20, 2024
Offerd Salary:£32,332 - £38,205
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Contract Type:fixed term contract
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Research Assistant – Protein Purification

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

We have an exciting opportunity for a Research Assistant to join the vibrant team at the Jenner Institute, Nuffield Department of Medicine.

This project will focus on the design, expression and testing of the next generation of malaria transmission blocking vaccines as part of the UltiMalVax project. You will participate in the research project led by Professor Sumi Biswas to develop malaria transmission-blocking vaccines and contribute to wider project planning.This position offers the chance to gain valuable knowledge and training in both vaccine design and purification, as well as the overall vaccine development pipeline the Jenner Institute is renowned for.

You will be responsible (post training) for the production and purification of proteins as required by the group. You will also be responsible for overseeing the daily housekeeping of the laboratory area involved in protein vaccine production. Additionally, you will help in preparing scientific papers for publication, present the research at scientific conferences and contribute to the Jenner website.

To be successful in this role, you will hold a degree in a relevant biological subject, or a related discipline together with some practical laboratory experience with biological materials. You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with keen attention to details. You will have ability to research complex issues and interpret and capable for working independently in a laboratory. Having experience in molecular biology techniques 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 for 12 months with the possibility of extension and is funded by the European Commission.

Only applications received before 12 midday on Monday 20 May 2024 will be considered. Please quote 172451 on all correspondence.

Contact Person : Kristina Limbu Vacancy ID : 172451 Contact Phone : 01865617971 Closing Date & Time : 20-May-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 6 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : Grade 6: Salary in range £32,332 - £38,205 per annum

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