|£28,759 to £33,966 per annum (Grade 5)
|27th November 2023
|4th January 2024
Location: South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3RB
The Section of Molecular Plant Biology (Dept. of Biology) is seeking to recruit a Research Technician. This is a full-time post funded by the BBSRC, working under the direction of Professor Paul Jarvis on the molecular mechanisms of chloroplast functions in plants. We are looking for a suitably experienced researcher to provide technical support and scientific expertise to the research group. The work is to be conducted in the Department of Biology, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3RB.
The post-holder should have: Experience in molecular biology techniques; Experience of working in a biological research laboratory with minimal supervision using own initiative; Previous experience of managing laboratory stocks and supplies; Ability to work co-operatively as part of a team and to learn new methods and skills; Experience in accurate data record keeping and analysis, including use of computers and graphics software to assist in interpretation and presentation of the results; Willingness to carry out routine biological practices, e.g., sterilisation, autoclaving/washing glassware, etc.; Good English communication skills, both written and oral; Appropriate higher education qualification in a relevant subject.
Where Covid-19 has resulted in substantial disruption to your work or research outputs, please explain this by providing an additional paragraph in your supporting statement.
The University of Oxford is committed to equality and valuing diversity. All applicants will be judged on merit, according to the selection criteria.
This post is full time and available immediately.
The closing date for applications is 12:00 noon (GMT) on Thursday 4th January, interviews are likely to be scheduled for late January/ early February.
Applications for this vacancy are to be made online via our e-recruitment system, and you will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application.
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