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UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD                                                                                                       RESEARCH ASSISTANT- STUDYING THE IMPACT OF S. AUREUS CARRIAGE ON THE HUMAN IMMUNE SYSTEM                                                                                                                  JENNER INSTITUTE, LOCATED IN THE CENTRE FOR CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR PHYSIOLOGY, HENRY WELLCOME BUILDING FOR MOLECULAR PHYSIOLOGY, ROOSEVELT DRIVE, HEADINGTON, OXFORD, OX3 7BN                                                                             Grade 6: £26,527 - £31,644p.a.

Applications are invited for an enthusiastic, motivated Research Assistant to join an exciting project studying the impact of S. aureus carriage on the human immune system. Previous laboratory experience, good communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team are essential 

You will be involved in design and conduct of human observational studies, looking both at humoral and cellular response to S. aureus in a number of different human cohorts. Development of a serological test for S. aureus carriage is one goal of the project.

You will have a first degree or equivalent in a relevant biological subject. You will have good interpersonal skills and be able to interact productively and accurately with other team members. You will be highly organised, with proven experience in a laboratory environment. Some previous experience of standard immunological techniques, including serological assays, is important. Some experience with bacteriology under category II conditions is desirable, as is experience with murine immunology.

The position is fixed term for one year starting in summer 2014 and funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) via the Oxford Biomedical Research Centre.

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=114035

Only applications received before 12:00 midday on Monday 28th July 2014 can be considered.

Please quote ref. 114035 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 ASSOCIATE IN SINGLE CELL BIOINFORMATICS                                         WELLCOME TRUST CENTRE FOR HUMAN GENETICS, ROOSEVELT DRIVE,HEADINGTON, OXFORD, OX3 7BN                                                                                                                   Grade 7: £29,837 - £36,661p.a. with a discretionary range to £40,046p.a.

Applications are invited for a Research Associate in Single Cell Bioinformatics to join the Bioinformatics and Statistical Genetics Core (BSG) at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics.

We are looking for a Research Associate in Single Cell Bioinformatics to focus on the emerging area of single-cell genomics. You will lead the design, development and implementation of a new processing and analysis pipeline tailored to single cell data and its unique challenges. You will employ a variety of published tools as well as interact closely with groups developing novel tools within the Centre. You will also be involved in cutting-edge research in collaboration with scientists from the Centre, potentially resulting in high profile publications.

You will have an MSc or higher degree in Bioinformatics or another related or quantitative discipline with excellent programming and scripting skills, to include adherence to best coding practices. You will haveexperience of performing statistical analysis of complex datasets in an efficient manner, with close attention to detail. It is essential that you have excellent communication skills, both written and oral, and the ability to interact and communicate with colleagues with a wide variety of backgrounds.

The position is fixed-term until 2 years in the first instance and funded by the Wellcome Trust.

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=113877

Only applications received before 12:00 midday on Thursday, 31st July 2014 can be considered.

Please quote reference 113877 on all correspondence. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.

Informal enquiries are welcome and may be made to Helen Lockstone, Head of Functional Data Analysis, by email: hel23@well.ox.ac.uk

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UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD                                                                                                RESEARCH ASSISTANT IN GENETICS                                                                              WELLCOME TRUST CENTRE FOR HUMAN GENETICS, ROOSEVELT DRIVE, HEADINGTON, OXFORD, OX3 7BN                                                                                                                   Grade 6: £26,527 - £31,644p.a.

Applications are invited for an enthusiastic Research Assistant in Genetics to work at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, as part of a team investigating host genetic susceptibility to major infectious diseases.

You will be part of the laboratory of Prof. Adrian Hill and work mostly on studies of rheumatic heart disease and other group A streptococcal diseases led by Dr Tom Parks. In addition, from time-to-time you will contribute to other projects including studies of sepsis, bacteriaemia and tuberculosis. You will provide support to the post-doctoral scientists and clinical fellows who are undertaking this research.

You will have a BSc or MSc degree or equivalent in molecular biology, human genetics, immunogenetics or a closely related field with experience in laboratory genetics and skills in molecular biology. Previous experience of working with DNA including extraction, quantification and genotyping, would be an advantage, but is not essential as full training will be provided. Most importantly, you should have enthusiasm for scientific research, the confidence and ability to acquire additional skills where necessary and the motivation to work reliably and with a degree of independence after training. The work to be undertaken requires meticulous attention to detail.

The position is fixed term for one year in the first instance and funded by the British Heart Foundation.

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=114069

Only applications received before 12:00 midday on Monday 4th August 2014 can be considered.

Please quote ref. 114069 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                                                                                                     SENIOR SOFTWARE DEVELOPER IN BIOINFORMATICS                                               WELLCOME TRUST CENTRE FOR HUMAN GENETICS, ROOSEVELT DRIVE, HEADINGTON, OXFORD, OX3 7BN                                                                                                                   Grade 8: £37,756 - £45,053p.a. with a discretionary range to £49,216p.a.

Applications are invited for a Senior Software Developer in Bioinformatics  to join the Bioinformatics and Statistical Genetics Core (BSG)  at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics.

We are looking for an experienced Senior Software Developer in Bioinformatics to lead the design and implementation of a system for the efficient automation of our existing pipelines. The pipelines process a variety of data types generated by the High-Throughput Genomics Core, including whole genome and exome sequencing, RNA-Seq, miRNA-Seq and ChIP-Seq projects. This role offers  the opportunity to bring your own expertise and ideas, while working closely with other members of OGC to ensure the system meets all requirements. It is anticipated that you will also be involved in the development of web interfaces for the overall management of projects, in collaboration with other group members.

You will have an MSc or higher degree in a quantitative discipline such as Computer Science, Bioinformatics, Mathematics, etc with excellent programming and scripting skills as well as experience of Linux systems and shell scripting.  You will have the ability to develop and maintain relational database management systems e.g. Postgres and practice good software development principles, particularly with regard to source control, testing and documentation. You will also have excellent communication skills, both written and oral, and the ability to interact and communicate with colleagues with a wide variety of backgrounds.

The position is fixed-term for two years in the first instance and funded by the Wellcome Trust.

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=113269

Only applications received before 12:00 midday on Thursday, 7th August 2014 can be considered.

Please quote reference 113269 on all correspondence. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.

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