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Research Assistant in Protein Production

University of Oxford - Nuffield Department of Medicine

Location: Oxford
Salary: £29,614 to £35,326 p.a.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 10th January 2022
Closes: 3rd February 2022
Job Ref: 155279

Nuffield Department of Medicine, Centre for Medicines Discovery, Old Road Campus Research Building, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7DQ

Grade 6: Salary in range £29,614 - £35,326 per annum

The Biotechnology group within the CMD-Oxford, including the Protein Production Small Research Facility (SRF), is seeking an enthusiastic Research Assistant to provide molecular biology and protein production support for internal CMD projects and external academic and industrial customer projects You will work in a high-throughput environment, focussing on a diverse range of human protein targets as well as COVID-19 proteins for the purposes of drug discovery.
 
You will have excellent knowledge and experience in cloning and expressing proteins in bacterial and/or baculoviral or mammalian systems, and of protein purification from large-scale cultures. You will work as part of a team with multiple milestones and tight timelines for delivery of projects; therefore, you must have the confidence and ability to communicate and collaborate effectively. You will also effectively communicate on a day-to-day basis, in formal written reports, and in oral presentations. 
 
It is essential that you hold a BSc degree or equivalent in molecular biology, biochemistry or chemistry and have previous experience in protein expression in bacterial and baculoviral or mammalian systems. You must have a flexible attitude, with the ability to work with little supervision managing multiple tasks in a milestone-oriented project. You will also have previous experience in large-scale protein purification and troubleshooting. You will be a highly organised individual with a strong attention to detail.
 
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 post is offered full-time on a fixed term contract until 31 March 2025, and is funded by the Department.
 
Only applications received before 12.00 noon on 3 February 2022 will be considered. Please quote 155279 on all correspondence.
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