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UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
RESEARCH ASSISTANT IN THE OXFORD PROTEIN PRODUCTION FACILITY-UK
DIVISION OF STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY, WELLCOME TRUST CENTRE FOR HUMAN GENETICS, ROOSEVELT DRIVE, HEADINGTON, OXFORD, OX3 7BN
BASED AT RESEARCH COMPLEX AT HARWELL, RUTHERFORD APPLETON LABORATORY, R 92, HARWELL, DIDCOT, OXFORD, OX11 0FA

Grade 6: £ 27,057 - £ 32,277 p.a. with a discretionary range to £ 35,256 p.a.

Applications are invited for a Research Assistant in the Oxford Protein Production Facility-UK based at the Research Complex at Harwell.

You will be responsible for carrying out cloning and expression screening of recombinant proteins as part of the services offered by the OPPF-UK to other academic groups. You will be involved in the development and automation of high throughput approaches to molecular biology and have the opportunity to undertake original research leading to academic publications as part of our own research projects.

You will have a BScs degree (or equivalent) in biology, biochemistry or molecular biology, as well as a demonstrable experience of recombinant DNA methods analysing protein expression by SDS-PAGE, Western blotting, and insect and/or mammalian cell culture.You will be able to work as part of a team and also independently and deliver results to required standard and schedule, be able to organize and prioritize own work with minimal supervision and have excellent communication skills, both written and oral.

The post is fixed-term for 6 months in the first instance and funded by the Medical Research Council.

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:

http://www.ndm.ox.ac.uk/current-job-vacancies/vacancy/116034-Research-Assistant-in-the-Oxford-Protein-Production-Facility--UK

Only applications received before 12.00 midday, on Monday 1st December 2014 can be considered. Please quote reference 116034 on all correspondence.

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

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UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
RESEARCH ASSISTANT - GENOME STABILITY

WELLCOME TRUST CENTRE FOR HUMAN GENETICS, ROOSEVELT DRIVE, HEADINGTON, OXFORD, OX3 7BN
Grade 6: £27,057 - £32,277 with a discretionary range to £35,256 p.a

Applications are invited for a Research Assistant – Genome Stability to work in the Chromatin and Genome Integrity group headed by Dr Ross Chapman at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics.

Duties will include day-to-day colony management duties and the processing of tissue samples for genotyping, mRNA and protein analysis. You will also have an active role in the various research projects in the laboratory, receiving training in new techniques, with scope for managing your own independent research projects.

You will have an honours degree in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Immunology or related Biological Science, have experience in mammalian tissue culture, and be proficient in basic molecular biology techniques. You will also have the confidence and ability to acquire the necessary skills to work in new areas, and the self-motivation to work reliably with a degree of independence after training. You will have the opportunity to develop skills in molecular and cell biology techniques, and gain expertise in genome stability research.

You will also have demonstrable ability to organise and prioritise work efficiently whilst delivering results to the required standard and to an agreed schedule, with excellent communication skills in order to communicate effectively within a group, nationally and internationally with a wide range of people (at a variety of levels of technical knowledge).

The position is fixed-term for up to 2 years in the first instance and funded by the Wellcome Trust and the Nuffield Department of Medicine.

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:

http://www.ndm.ox.ac.uk/current-job-vacancies/vacancy/116002-Research-Assistant---Genome-Stability

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on Thursday 11th December 2014 can be considered. Please quote reference 116002 on all correspondence.

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

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