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Research Assistant

University of Oxford - Biology

Location: Oxford
Salary: £32,332 per annum (Grade 6.1)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 8th December 2023
Closes: 2nd January 2024
Job Ref: 169231

Location: Peter Medawar Building for Pathogen Research, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3SY

We are seeking a Research Assistant to support a flourishing research program led by Dr. Rachel Tanner, studying tuberculosis (TB) in humans and cattle with a focus on novel vaccine development and evaluation. The successful applicant will be required to work across a range of projects including identifying immune mechanisms/correlates of protection from TB, developing ex vivo models for TB vaccine screening, and evaluating the effects of environmental changes on mycobacteria. The work will be conducted at the Peter Medawar Building for Pathogen Research, Oxford.

The postholder will have a bachelor’s degree, excellent organisational and laboratory management skills, and will be a team-player able to support other members of the group including a postdoc, graduate and undergraduate project students as required. The role will include performing experiments and day-to-day laboratory duties such as ordering and maintaining consumables and equipment, preparing reagents and documentation, shipping and cataloguing samples, and analysing data. Attention to detail is essential.

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 for 9 months with a possible extension.

The closing date for applications is 12:00 noon on Tuesday 2th January 2024 and interviews are likely to be on 8th January 2024.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online via our e-recruitment system. Your supporting statement should explain how to meet each of the selection criteria for the post using examples of your skills and experience.

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