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Research Assistant in Functional Genomics

Human Genetics Wt Centre

University of Oxford, Oxford, UK


  • Posted on: 10th Feb 2021
  • Salary: Grade 6: Salary in range from £29,176 - £34,804 per annum
  • REF: 149461
  • Closes: 24th February 2021
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time

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Research Assistant in Functional Genomics

Nuffield Department of Medicine (NDM), Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics, Old Road Campus, Roosevelt Drive, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7BN

Grade 6: Salary in range from £29,176 – £34,804 per annum

We are seeking an enthusiastic and organised Research Assistant in Functional Genomics to join the Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics Institute. You will be part of a research team lead by Professor Julian Knight who has extensive experience in the functional genomics of immunity.

As a Research Assistant in Functional Genomics, you will be undertaking the research described by carrying out laboratory work involving a wide spectrum of genetic, functional genomic, molecular and cellular approaches. You will keep detailed, accurate and comprehensible records of experimental plans and work, aid in writing of reports and contribute to the publication of research findings in high quality journals. Working closely with the group head and keeping him up-to-date with progress and difficulties in the research project and undertake such other duties as may be required from time to time that are commensurate with the grade and responsibilities of this post.

It is essential that you have a degree in genetics, biochemistry, molecular biology or related field. A good working knowledge and ability of how to organize and prioritise work efficiently delivering results to required standard and to an agreed schedule. You will require experience in standard molecular biology techniques and the ability to work within a team effectively. A good appreciation and demonstrable interest in the research described here will be 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 1 October 2022, and is funded by the Wellcome.

Please quote 149461 on all correspondence. Only applications received before 12.00 noon on 24 February 2021 will be considered.

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