Technical Research Associate

Oxford Brookes University
February 16, 2023
Offerd Salary:£28,762
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Technical Research Associate

£28,762 rising annually to £31,411 pro rata Part Time, Fixed Term - Research

The Department of Biological and Medical Sciences – Centre for Functional Genomics are looing to recruit a Technical Research Assistant to join the team from April 2023. This is a part time (0.5 fte) contract for 3 years.

Qualifications required for post : Degree in Genetics, Developmental Biology, Molecular Biology or equivalent or several years of experience working in a lab environment.

Experience required for post : Experience with general molecular biology methods, cell culture and insect husbandry. Good knowledge of Drosophila biology and CRISPR-mediated transgenesis – preference will be given to applicants with experience in these areas as well as in insect transgenesis but all necessary training will be provided.

Overall purpose of post : The successful candidate will be part of a team working on BBSRC-funded project which aims to investigate how organ size differences between Drosophila species is specified. The role will involve maintaining Drosophila stocks and setting up crosses as well as carrying out molecular biology and cell culture preparation and experiments, and generating and microinjecting constructs.

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.

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.

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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https: // Closing Date : 16-Feb-2023 Vacancy ID : 141239 Faculty or Directorate : Health and Life Sciences Location : Gipsy Lane Site, Headington Campus For more information : [email protected] Posted on : 23-Jan-2023

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