Research Scientist, Innovation

University of Oxford

United Kingdom

January 21, 2022


Research Scientist, Innovation

Nuffield Department for Medicine, Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics, Roosevelt Drive, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7BN Grade 7: £33,309 - £40,927 with a discretionary range to £44,706 per annum

We wish to recruit a highly motivated Research Scientist to join the Oxford Genomics Centre as part of a newly established Innovation section. This section is responsible for the timely and efficient evaluation and implementation of innovative workflows providing genomics solutions in collaboration with Research Teams at the Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics (WHG).

You will be involved with planning, coordinating and substantially contribute to the execution of experiments aimed at supporting Innovative developments within WHG. Together with the Head of Innovation, you will be collaborating with group leaders at the Centre, providing expert support to drive the development and implementation of new applications and technologies. In addition, a significant contribution to the preparation of joint grant applications in collaboration with senior Centre PI's will be required to ensure the long-term success of this new OGC section.

The initial focus will be, in line with current trends in High Throughput Genomics, to evaluate and implement newer solutions either working with commercial suppliers or from published protocol.

It is essential that you hold a Master's in a relevant subject. You will have knowledge of the standard and most recent laboratory techniques for genomics applications including epigenetic, single cell and spatial genomics. You must have an adaptable approach to work and a willingness to tackle a variety of tasks and ability to work to deadlines.

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 and is funded by the Wellcome.

Only applications received before 12 midday on 21 January 2022 will be considered. Please quote 155490 on all correspondence.

Contact Person : Phillippa Wall Vacancy ID : 155490 Contact Phone : 01865 617971 Closing Date & Time : 21-Jan-2022 12:00 Contact Email :

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