Research Assistant – Molecular and Cellular Biology (Chemical Biology Group)

University of Oxford - Target Discovery Institute (TDI)

NDM Research Building, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford


We are seeking a Research Assistant in Molecular and Cellular Biology (Chemical Biology Group). Reporting to the Chemical Biology Group Leader, the main responsibility of this post is to perform and develop cellular assays and model systems to study the function of disease-relevant genes and determine the cellular effects of small molecule probes using a variety of functional assays.

You will have a degree in biology or biotechnology and have demonstrable experience in cell culture and molecular biology. You must be well organised, precise and reliable in performance and reporting and have experience in basic general lab practice (cell biology, PCR, microscopy, lab instrumentation). Demonstrable experience in CRISPR genome editing is a requirement; applicants with additional experience in immunofluorescence microscopy assays are particularly encouraged to apply.

This full-time position is fixed-term for 2 years in the first instance.

Further particulars, including details of how to apply, can be obtained from the document below. Applications for this vacancy should be made online and you will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your application. Please provide details of two referees and indicate whether we can contact them now.

The closing date for this position will be 12.00 noon on Friday 3 November 2017.

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