Technical Research Assistant (Centre for Functional Genomics)

Oxford Brookes University

United Kingdom

September 25, 2022


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 and services

- 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. vacancies/working-at-brookes.

CV and Personal Statement :

As part of the application process all applicants are required to complete our online application form by clicking on the “Apply for Job” button below. All parts of the application form should be completed and in the section of the form called “Supporting Documents”, applicants must upload their CV and a Personal Statement. To complete the Personal Statement part of the application, applicants must download the Personal Statement document which is part of the advert below and complete the form, providing examples and explaining how they meet each item detailed on the document. The Personal Statement must then be uploaded to the application form along with the CV

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 our workforce.

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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