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UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD 
ELECTRON MICROSCOPY STAFF SCIENTIST
DIVISION OF STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY, WELLCOME TRUST CENTRE FOR HUMAN GENETICS, ROOSEVELT DRIVE, HEADINGTON, OXFORD, OX3 7BN

Grade 7: £30,738 - £37,768 p.a. with a discretionary range to £41,255 p.a.

Applications are invited for an Electron Microscopy Staff Scientist in the Oxford Particle Imaging Centre (OPIC) in the Division of Structural Biology (STRUBI).

As electron microscopy staff scientist you will be responsible for ensuring the day-to-day running of all electron microscopy related equipment including preventive maintenance and liaising with suppliers, service engineers and the facilities team. A further role will be to provide training to new users and you will have a hands-on approach to routine maintenance of modern Transmission Electron Microscopes (TEM). Availability of further specialist training by equipment manufacturers has been negotiated offering a unique opportunity to you. In addition, you will participate in electron microscope hardware development projects in collaboration with mechanical and electronic workshops.

You will have experience and a demonstrable interest in routine maintenance of modern transmission electron microscopes. A track record in fault finding would also be advantageous.

You will have an MSc degree (or equivalent) in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Engineering, Materials Science or related field, or equivalent training in a relevant subject area and previous experience in training users and of using computers and simple databases. You will have the ability to work was part of a team as well as independently, and be able to prioritise your own work with minimal supervision. You will have a high standard of quality in all aspects of work and be able to deliver results to required standards and schedules.

The post is fixed term for 2 years in the first instance and funded by the Medical Research Council and the Wellcome Trust.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to upload a supporting statement as part of your online application.

To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and person specification, please click on the link below:

http://www.ndm.ox.ac.uk/current-job-vacancies/vacancy/122663-Electron-Microscopy-Staff-Scientist

Only applications received before 12:00 midday on Thursday 28th April 2016 can be considered. Please quote ref. 122663 on all correspondence.

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UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
RESEARCH ASSISTANT IN STRUBI
WELLCOME TRUST CENTRE FOR HUMAN GENETICS, ROOSEVELT DRIVE, HEADINGTON, OXFORD, OX3 7BN                                                                                                                  
Grade 6: £27,328 - £32,600 p.a. (with a discretionary range to £35,609 p.a.)

Applications are invited for a Research Assistant in STRUBI to join the Group of Dr. T. Zeev-Ben-Mordehai at the Division of Structural Biology.

The group is focused on understanding membrane fusion machineries important in initiation and development of multicellular organisms as well as maintaining homeostasis. We are particularly interested in recruiting a research assistant in molecular biology, protein expression and purification and with outstanding backgrounds in protein biophysics and structural biology that have a strong commitment to gaining expertise in cryoEM. You will join a young and highly motivated interdisciplinary group, with the expectation that you will pro-actively work with collaborating partner laboratories and take advantage of on-going developments in integrated imaging of macromolecules in their native cellular environment.

You will have a BSc in a relevant subject, like biochemistry, cell biology, structural biology, or a related field with an ability to carry out experimental work carefully and safely demonstrating excellent laboratory practise. You will have the ability to deliver results to the required standard and schedule. You will be able to demonstrate your ability to work independently as well as in a team and to manage the day-to-day running of a research project.

The position is fixed-term for 6 months in the first instance, and is funded by the Wellcome Trust.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and person specification, please click on the link below:

https://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk/pls/hrisliverecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=160299

Only applications received before 12.00, midday on Monday 9th May 2016 can be considered. Please quote reference 122999 on all correspondence.

You will be required to upload a CV including list of publications and supporting statement as part of your online application.

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UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
SENIOR SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMMER IN GENOMICS
WELLCOME TRUST CENTRE FOR HUMAN GENETICS, ROOSEVELT DRIVE, HEADINGTON, OXFORD, OX3 7BN
Grade 8: Salary in the range £38,896 to £41,255 pro rata p.a

Applications are invited for a Senior Scientific Programmer in Genomics in Lunter group under the supervision of Dr Gerton Lunter at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics.

You will work closely together with the Rahman group and the wider TGMI group of collaborators (www.thetgmi.org), to develop, optimise and maintain the algorithms and pipelines for the TGMI. This will involve designing and implementing algorithms, developing high-quality software and pipelines, evaluating these pipelines against comprehensive annotated data sets, and engaging with users within the TGMI collaboration and external to it.

You will have a first degree in software engineering, computer science, statistics, maths or physics, and experience with C++ and Python, or demonstrable ability to quickly learn new languages. You will have experience of leading specific projects or supervising others, and the ability to work largely independently. You will also have excellent communication skills and enjoy working as part of a multidisciplinary team.

The post is fixed-term until 31th January 2020 and is funded by the Wellcome Trust.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to upload a supporting statement as part of your online application

To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and person specification, please click on the link below: 

http://www.ndm.ox.ac.uk/current-job-vacancies/vacancy/122965-Senior-Scientific-Programmer-in-Genomics

Only applications received before 12:00, midday on Wednesday 11th May 2016 can be considered. Please quote reference 122965 on all correspondence.   Interviews will be held on Thursday 19th of May.

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UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
SENIOR POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH SCIENTIST IN GENETICS
WELLCOME TRUST CENTRE FOR HUMAN GENETICS, ROOSEVELT DRIVE, HEADINGTON, OXFORD, OX3 7BNN                                                                                                                
Grade 8: Salary in the scale £38,896 to £43,758 p.a. pro rata

Applications are invited for a Senior Postdoctoral Research Scientist in Genetics to join Professor Adrian Hill’s group at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics.

This work aims to understand how variation in human genetic architecture shapes the responses to vaccines and infectious agents across populations in order to facilitate discoveries that can be translated into effective preventative strategies such as improved vaccination.

You will be motivated scientist who strives to produce work of the highest quality and who is seeking to ultimately help shape the research group’s plans for future research. The work involves using bioinformatic tools including genome-wide association analyses in structured populations to identify genetic signals that impact on the host immune system and the ability to respond to infectious agents.

You will have a PhD/DPhil with post-qualification research experience with strong publication record and familiarity with the existing literature and research in immunogenetics, immunology and infectious disease and significant experience in human bioinformatics. You will have the ability to independently plan and manage a research organise work-time efficiently and to deliver high quality results to a required standard schedule. Previous laboratory experience, computer skills, good communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team are essential.

This position is fixed-term until 30 June 2017 and funded by European Research Council.

To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and a person specification, please click on the link below:

https://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk/pls/hrisliverecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=122971

Only applications received before 12.00 midday, on Wednesday, 25th May 2016 can be considered. Please quote ref. 122971 on all correspondence. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.

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