Senior Production Scientist
Centre for Cellular and Molecular Physiology, Henry Wellcome Building for
Molecular Physiology, Old Campus Road, Roosevelt Drive, Headington, Oxford,
Grade 6: Salary in range £29,176 - £34,804 per annum
Previous candidates need not apply.
We are seeking a motivated Senior Production Scientist in the Viral Vector
Core Facility at the Jenner Institute, located within the Centre for Cellular
and Molecular Physiology
Reporting to the VVCF manager, you will be a senior member of a production
facility with responsibility for production of viral vectored vaccines for the
Jenner Institute. Your main activity for this role will be laboratory work
producing viral vectored vaccines for members of the Jenner Institute. This
will involve taking responsibility for scheduling the work and producing the
poxvirus and adenoviral vectors and ensuring they are tested to meet the high
standards expected by our scientists.
It is essential that you have a BSc in biological sciences with prior
laboratory experience in molecular biology (use of DNA manipulation software,
primer design, PCR, cloning, plasmid and BAC preparation, RE digest, DNA
sequencing). Prior laboratory experience in cell culture (primary cell
culture, cell line culture (suspension and adherent, mycoplasma testing,
maintenance of cell bank) will also be needed. A good working knowledge of
virus propagation and quantification is required. You will need an accurate
and systematic approach to the planning and documentation of experimental work
in a high-throughput environment. The ability to organize work-time
efficiently and deliver high quality results to a deadline is essential.
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 post is offered full-time on a fixed term contract until 31 March 2024,
and is funded by the Viral Vector Core Facility Jenner Institute.
Please quote 151563 on all correspondence. Only applications received
before 12.00 noon on 23 June 2021 will be considered.
Contact Person : NDM Recruitment Team Vacancy ID : 151563
Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 23-Jun-2021 12:00
Contact Email : email@example.com