Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Stem Cell Biology

University of Oxford - Oxford Centre for Diabetes Endocrinology and Metabolism

We are seeking an organised and enthusiastic Postdoctoral Research Assistant in stem cell biology to work within a vibrant research team headed by Professors Anna Gloyn at the Oxford Centre for Diabetes Endocrinology and Metabolism (OCDEM) and Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics at the University of Oxford Churchill Hospital site.

The successful applicant will join an interdisciplinary team from the Gloyn and McCarthy laboratories trying to understand the mechanisms by which genetic variants alter risk for Type 2 Diabetes.

The post holder will have responsibility for managing human IPS cell culture and differentiation for the research group and will provide support for projects run by other team members who require expertise in this domain. The post holder will work with other users to ensure that the team capitalise on technological advancements in this fast moving area and will also be expected to undertake their own specific research projects in parallel with their managerial and support roles. 

Candidates should have a PhD in molecular biology, human genetics, biochemistry or a closely related field. Candidates should have relevant laboratory experience including extensive practical experience in the culture, maintenance and differentiation of human IPS cells.

The position is full-time, fixed-term for 2 years in the first instance and funded by the Wellcome Trust and Horizon 2020. 

Please quote ref. 130401 on all correspondence. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 6 September 2017 can be considered. Interviews are scheduled for 22 September 2017.

https://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk/pls/hrisliverecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=130401

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