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Graduate or Postdoctoral Senior Research Assistant

University of Oxford - Radcliffe Department of Medicine

Location: Oxford
Salary: £32,236 to £39,609 Grade 7: p.a.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 14th January 2019
Closes: 18th February 2019
Job Ref: 138524

Radcliffe Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford 

Grade 7: £32,236 - £39,609 p.a. 

We are looking for a well-trained, highly motivated Senior Research Assistant supporting the work of the Channon/Crabtree group – supported by a British Heart Foundation Programme Grant. The group has a leading track record of work in cardiovascular disease pathogenesis, combining molecular techniques in cell culture, targeted genetic mouse models and studies using clinical material. 

You will be responsible for delivering and overseeing some of the key aspects of the group’s work, including management of animal colonies, group resources and specific analytical capabilities such as HPLC. You will also provide guidance to less experienced members of the research group, including postdocs, research assistants, technicians, and PhD and project students, and will participate in wider laboratory management within the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine. 

You will hold a PhD or equivalent qualification, or have significant relevant experience working in a research laboratory. You should also have proven experience in lab/project management and evidence of collaborative working across groups within a Department/Institute. Previous experience culturing primary cells and immortalised cell lines would be desirable. 

This full-time appointment is on a fixed-term until 31 July 2022 and you will be based at the Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics, Roosevelt Drive, Oxford. Applications for this vacancy are to be made online; you will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement which explains how you meet the selection criteria for the post. 

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 18 February 2019 can be considered. Interviews are scheduled to place on 1 March 2019. 

Closing Date: 18-FEB-2019 12:00

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