Research Assistant in Transcriptional Regulators of Mammalian Development

University of Oxford - Sir William Dunn School of Pathology

South Parks Road, Oxford

We are seeking to appoint a Research Assistant to provide general support to Professor Elizabeth Robertson’s group based in Dunn School of Pathology, University of Oxford. The post is available as a fixed-term contract for two years in the first instance.

The postholder will contribute to the day-to-day running of the lab and have the opportunity to participate in research projects. You will perform routine molecular biology genotyping assays PCR, Southern analysis , pedigree analysis and development of breeding schemes. You will accurately execute established protocols and molecular biology techniques. The main duties will also include preparation and construction of plasmid based vectors, antibody detection of proteins in tissues and cultured cells, as well as implementation of experiments and assistance with presentation of data for publication. In addition to this you will also participate in maintaining an accurate inventory of lab supplies and effectively communicate with the group head and group members as required on a daily basis.

The postholder must have a good first degree and proven laboratory experience in genetics, molecular biology and/or tissue culture. You will have a keen interest in developmental biology. We are seeking an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual with good organisational and communication skills.

To apply please upload a CV and cover letter below. Applications must be received by 12.00 midday on 25 August 2017. Interviews will be held shortly thereafter.

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