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Postdoctoral Research Scientist

University of Oxford - Department of Physiology

Location: Oxford
Salary: £34,308 to £42,155
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 19th October 2022
Closes: 9th November 2022
Job Ref: 161265

Location: Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, Sherrington Building, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PT

Full-time, Fixed term until 31/12/2024 

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Scientist to join Professor Ana Domingos’ laboratory. The postholder will become a member of the group and have responsibility for carrying out research for a molecular basis of Obesity. The post holder provides guidance to less experienced members of the research group, including postdocs, research assistants, technicians, and PhD and project students. 

Responsibilities will include managing academic work and administrative duties, adapting and developing scientific techniques and experimental protocols, and contributing ideas for new research projects. You will be required to use specialist scientific equipment in a laboratory environment, and to act as a source of information and advice to members of the group on scientific protocols and experimental techniques. In addition, you will be expected to represent the research group at external meetings/seminars, either with other members of the group or alone. 

You will hold, or be near the completion of, a PhD/DPhil in molecular metabolism and have relevant experience in single cell sequencing analysis. In addition, you must possess sufficient specialist knowledge in single cell sequencing analysis and rodent handling to work within established research programmes. You must be strongly motivated with a highly enthusiastic approach to science with good communication skills, including the ability to write for publication, present research proposals and represent the research group. You must have the ability to manage your own academic research and have previous experience of contributing to publications. 

The post is available from January 2023.

The post will be based in The Department of Physiology Anatomy & Genetics, Sherrington Building, Sherrington Rd, Oxford OX1 3PT 

Informal enquiries may be directed to the DPAG HR Team – hr@dpag.ox.ac.uk

Closing date for applications is midday on Wednesday 09 November 2022.

Interviews are likely to be held on the week beginning 14 November 2022.

Applications are particularly welcome from women, black and minority ethnic candidates who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford. 

We, as a Department and Community, will be considerate and welcoming of all people, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity. We acknowledge societal inequalities and how these impact us, and those around us, personally and professionally. – DPAG Statement of Inclusion.

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