Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Transcriptional Regulators of Mammalian Development

University of Oxford - Sir William Dunn School of Pathology

We are seeking to appoint a well-trained, enthusiastic and self-motivated Postdoctoral Research Scientist to join Liz Robertson's Wellcome Trust funded research team. Candidates with experience in targeted mutagenesis, construct design, high throughput genomic analysis (e.g. Chip-seq, RNA-seq), cell imaging (e.g. super-resolution, wide field and confocal systems), flow cytometry and/or proteomic approaches would be especially welcome. Good organisational and communication skills are essential. The post holder must have proven abilities to work closely with others as part of an effective team, and a strong publication record. Our research benefits from access to excellent Core resources available within the Division of Medical Sciences including DNA sequencing, Proteomics and High Resolution Imaging. 

As a post holder you will work independently and contribute conceptually to the overall research programme, establish and optimise protocols, design and accurately execute experiments, interpret and present data for publication as well as effectively communicate with the group head and group members as required on a daily basis. You should have a PhD or being close to completion or equivalent in developmental biology, genetics, biochemistry or cell biology. Molecular cloning skills including expression and gene targeting vector construction Chromatin structure analysis (ChIP & ChIP-seq), transcriptional profiling (RNA-seq), RNA and protein analysis (Western blotting, Q-PCR analysis) skills are essential.

The post is available as a fixed-term contract for 3 years in the first instance. If you are interested in this role, and have the skills and experience we are looking for, please apply online. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday on 4 September 2017. Interviews will be held shortly thereafter.

https://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk/pls/hrisliverecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=129053

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