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Postdoctoral Research Scientist in Single Cell Genomics of Immunity

University of Oxford - Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics

Location: Oxford
Salary: Grade 7: Salary in range £33,309 - £40,927 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 22nd September 2021
Closes: 20th October 2021
Job Ref: 152892

Location:  - Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics, Henry Wellcome Centre for Human Genomic Medicine, Old Road Campus, Roosevelt Drive, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7BN

Salary: - Grade 7: Salary in range £33,309 - £40,927 per annum

We are seeking a highly-motivated Postdoctoral Scientist to help to lead the application of single cell genomics within the Chinese Academy of Sciences Oxford Institute, at the Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics.

You will be responsible for undertaking laboratory work using single cell genomics, and run droplet-based microfluidics methods for single-cell RNA-seq and ATAC-seq. You will reliably implement a range of molecular biology tasks, according to standard protocols, including complex workflows manually and/or with the assistance of automation, and undertake bioinformatic analysis of data arising from single cell genomics and related -omic profiling. You will plan and monitor project deadlines, multi-task and prioritise your own workload, therefore the ability to organise and prioritise work efficiently delivering results to required standard and to an agreed schedule is essential.

It is essential that you hold a PhD (or close to completion) in genetics, bioinformatics, molecular biology or a related field, and have a demonstrable interest in the research described. You will have experience of functional genomic analysis and single cell genomics platforms, and have analytical and quantitative skills with a proven ability to think critically about scientific analysis in order to ensure robust results. It is essential that you have demonstrable high level of communication skills, both written and oral, and have a strong publication record, including substantive peer reviewed journals.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online and you will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application.  Your supporting statement must explain how you meet each of the selection criteria for the post using examples of your skills and experience.

This position is offered full time on a fixed term contract until 31 December 2023 in the first instance, and is funded by the Chinese Academy of Medicinal Sciences (CAMS - COI).

Only applications received before 12 midday on Wednesday 20 October 2021 will be considered. Please quote 152892 on all correspondence.

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