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Research Assistant – Assay Development & High-Throughput Screening


University of Oxford, Oxford, UK


  • Posted on: 29th Jan 2021
  • Salary: Grade 6: £29,176 - £34,804 per annum
  • REF: 149147
  • Closes: 26th February 2021
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time

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Research Assistant – Assay Development & High-Throughput Screening

Nuffield Department of Medicine, Centre for Medicines DiscoveryNDM Research Building, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7FZ,

Grade 6: £29,176 – £34,804 per annum

We are seeking a Research Assistant in Assay Development & High-Throughput Screening. Reporting to the Chemical Biology & Chemical Probes Group Leader, the main responsibility of this post is to perform and develop cellular assays and model systems to study the function of disease-relevant genes and determine the cellular effects of small molecule probes using a variety of functional assays.

You will be responsible for managing your own research and administrative activities, within guidelines provided by senior colleagues. You will contribute to wider project planning, including ideas for new research projects.Development of functional cellular assays using luminescence and image-based readouts. • Design and cloning of human gene expression constructs into various expression bacterial and human vectors using various cloning techniques.

You will have a degree in biology or biotechnology and have demonstrable experience in cellular and molecular biology including CRISPR genome editing and protein immunoprecipitation. You must be well organized, precise and reliable in performance and reporting and have experience in basic general lab practice (cell culture, PCR, microscopy, lab instrumentation).

Further particulars, including details of how to apply, can be obtained from the document below. Applications for this vacancy should be made online and you will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your application as well as three references from recent employers or supervisors.

This post is offered full-time on a 2 year fixed term contract in the first instance funded by IMI.

Only applications received before 12 noon on 26 February 2021 will be considered. Please quote149147 on all correspondence

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26-Feb-2021 12:00

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