Research Assistant

University of Oxford
April 05, 2024
Offerd Salary:£36,024-£44,263
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Contract Type:fixed-term for one y
Working Time:Full time
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Research Assistant

Department of Experimental Psychology, Tinsley Building, Mansfield Road

Applications are invited for a full-time research assistant and research coordinator to join the laboratories of Mark Walton at the Department of Experimental Psychology and Tim Behrens at the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences to assist a Wellcome Trust-funded project to investigate the neural representations underlying flexible behaviours.

This is offered as a post-doctoral position but candidates with less experience will be considered and adjustments to the job description made commensurate with the Grade 6 salary.

The role is fixed-term for one year from 1st May 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The post-holder will provide skilled support for lab members especially for electrophysiology, optogenetic and behavioural experiments conducted in the lab, monitor and order new supplies necessary for experiments as needed, attend lab meetings and ensure that internal and external administrative work needed for completion of experiments is met.

The successful candidate will be qualified to HNC or equivalent level in a relevant area of biological research or MSc degree in a relevant discipline and hold a Personal Licence to conduct animal-based scientific work. With considerable experience in laboratory technician work and/or laboratory-based research experience related to the scientific investigation of the nervous system, you will also have excellent communication, organisational and time management skills and the ability to work collaboratively as part of a team.

This position will sometimes require out of hours and/or weekend working.

The closing date for applications is midday on 5th April, 2024.

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

Contact Person : Vacancy ID : 171610 Contact Phone : 01865 271444 Closing Date & Time : 05-Apr-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 7 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : £36,024-£44,263 p.a. or depending on experience, Grade 6: £32,332-£38,205 p.a.

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