Research Assistant in Genomics

    Research Assistant in Genomics at University of Oxford

    Website University of Oxford

    Job Title: Research Assistant in Genomics

    Radcliffe Department of Medicine, MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headington, Oxford

    Vacancy ID: 167710

    Pay Scale: STANDARD GRADE 6

    Closing Date & Time: 25-Sep-2023 12:00

    Salary (£): £32,332 – £38,205 per annum

    Job Description

    Applications are invited for a Research Assistant to work with Professor James Davies and Professor Jim Hughes.

    This is a exciting opportunity to work on developing cutting-edge genomics methods. The main focus will be on unravelling the intricate relationship between the sequence of the human genome and the development of common diseases. You will work on a collaborative project with Professor Ceclia Lindgen’s group at the Big Data Institute that aims to develop machine learning and laboratory based approaches, for decoding how the human genome encodes gene expression levels. You will undertake large scale data generation from primary human samples using a method recently pioneered by the host laboratory (Hua et al., Nature 2021

    If you are eager to gain experience in world leading genomics methods, this is a fantastic opportunity to work on a highly intellectually stimulating and collaborative project that aims to make a major impact on human health.

    You will hold a degree in biological sciences with a period of relevant practical working experience within a laboratory. Experience in core techniques for the laboratory (immunological assays, molecular biology, cell culture, flow cytometry). You should be able to demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively and communicate research findings clearly and succinctly in presentations. Experience with high-throughput genomics assays, bioinformatic analysis, and FACS sorting is desirable.

    This position is available fixed term for 2 years in the first instance, funded by a Wellcome Discovery Award.

    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.

    Closing date for this position is 12.00 noon on Monday 25 September 2023.

    Interviews to be held on Tuesday 10 October 2023

    We are committed to equality and value diversity
    Contact Person: HR Administrator Vacancy ID: 167710
    Contact Phone: 01865222321 Closing Date & Time: 25-Sep-2023 12:00
    Pay Scale: STANDARD GRADE 6 Contact Email:
    Salary (£): £32,332 – £38,205 per annum

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