Department of Biology, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3RB
The Department of Biology is seeking to recruit a Research Technician. This is a full-time post, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation till 30th September 2026 working under the direction of Professor Langdale in the Department of Biology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3RB.
The responsibilities/duties of the postholder will be to undertake research work as directed by the supervisor. The work will primarily involve aspects of plant growth and tissue culture, specifically with rice.
The postholder should have experience of plant tissue culture and a proven record of successfully maintaining sterile in vitro cultures. Molecular biology skills and experience of working with minimal supervision are required, along with the ability to work co-operatively as part of a team and to learn new methods and skills. A proven track record of accurate record keeping and data analysis is essential. The successful applicant will have good communication skills and will be educated to at least A-level or equivalent qualification in science.
Informal enquiries should be directed to Professor Langdale at: [email protected]
The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon (GMT) on Friday 23 February 2024. Interviews are expected to be held in early to late March. The role is available immediately.
Applications for this vacancy are to be made online via our e-recruitment system, and you will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application. The University of Oxford is committed to equality and valuing diversity. All applicants will be judged on merit, according to the selection criteria.
Contact Person : HR Vacancy ID : 170334 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 23-Feb-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 5 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : Grade 5.1 - 5.5: £28,759 - £32,332 p.a.