Technical Research Assistant (Centre for Functional Genomics)
£25,642 rising annually to £27,929 pro rata
Part Time, Fixed Term - Professional Ser
Part Time (18.5 hours per week).
The Centre for Functional Genomics is recruiting a fixed-term Technical
Research Assistant until 30 September 2023. Starting as soon as possible.
The overall purpose of the role is to contribute to the establishment of a
library of plasmids for transgenesis of Drosophila and the respective
transgenic fly strains for the analysis of transcription factors.
You will be responsible for:
- Collaborating closely with the line manager and other team members on the
research project to establish a collection of transgenic Drosophila lines with
tagged transcription factors
- Molecular cloning of transgenesis constructs and generation of transgenic
fly strains using microinjections and Drosophila genetics
- Maintaining fly stocks and preparing fly food
- Providing administrative support to the research group, purchasing of goods
- Assisting with the general running of the research group.
As Technician you should have:
- A Certificate or Diploma in Applied Science or Similar
- Experience in working in a molecular biology lab and/or with Drosophila.
As one of the largest employers in Oxford we pride ourselves in the great
experience we offer our staff. You'll be joining a friendly, professional
environment where every member of staff is recognised as important to the
success of Oxford Brookes University. To find out more about the benefits of
working for Oxford Brookes please visit: www. brookes.ac.uk/job-
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The University has adopted equality, diversity and inclusion as core values.
We welcome applications from suitably qualified candidates whatever their
background, and especially from BAME candidates who are under-represented in
Please note, due to the volume of applications, we are not able to provide
feedback to applicants that are not shortlisted.
This role will not attract sufficient points to obtain a sponsored Skilled
Worker visa under the points based immigration system, however applications
are welcome from candidates who don't currently have the right to work in the
UK, but who would be eligible to obtain a visa via another route.
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