|Research Assistant in Functional Genomics|
|Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics, Roosevelt Drive, Headington, Oxford|
|Grade 6 : £28,660 – £34,189 p.a.|
Applications are invited for a Research Assistant in Functional Genomics at the Functional Genomics of Immunity Group, led by Professor Julian Knight, based in the Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics.
You will play a key role in a substantial research programme aiming to use functional genomic approaches to define regulatory genetic variants that are responsible for observed associations with susceptibility to disease found by recent genome-wide association studies.
You will be responsible for managing on-going sample collections from recruited patients and healthy volunteers, including separation of peripheral blood samples into different leukocyte populations, flow cytometry analysis, purifying DNA, RNA and chromatin, and application of different cutting-edge genomic approaches including whole genome sequencing, RNA-sequencing and assays of chromatin accessibility and chromatin interactions.
You will have a degree in genetics, biochemistry, molecular biology or related field. You will have experience in tissue culture and standard molecular biology techniques and experience of functional genomic protocols. You will have the ability to organise and prioritise work efficiently delivering results to required standard and to an agreed schedule alongside with demonstrable high level of communication skills both written and oral and ability to work within a team effectively.
The position is funded by Specialist Diabetes Research and Treatment Centre LLC and is fixed-term until 31 December 2020 in the first instance.
Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application. Please quote reference 136524 on all correspondence.
Only applications received before 12.00 midday on Monday 29 October 2018 can be considered.
|Contact Person :||Adam Knox||Vacancy ID :||136524|
|Contact Phone :||01865 287507||Closing Date :||29-Oct-2018|
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Graduate students interested in potentially joining the lab to study for a DPhil are encouraged to contact Julian Knight. A variety of funding opportunities are available including NDM Doctoral Prize Studentships and the Wellcome Trust 4 year PhD programmes in Genomic Medicine and Statistics and Infection, Immunity and Translational Medicine. Funding for clinicians includes the 3 year Wellcome Trust Training Fellowship Programme for Clinicians in Basic Sciences.