Laboratory Manager – Molecular Neurodegeneration Research Group

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Closing Date
20 Jan 2022
Grade 7: £33,309 - £40,927 or Grade 6: £29,614 – £35,326 per annum
University of Oxford
The post is full time for a fixed-term until 31 Dec 2024 in the first instance.

Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, West Wing, Level 6, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford

Grade 7: £33,309 - £40,927 per annum A less experienced candidate may be appointed at Grade 6 (£29,614 – £35,326) with a commensurate adjustment in essential criteria, responsibilities and duties.

We are seeking a Lab Manager to coordinate and facilitate projects that are focused on molecular mechanisms of neurodegeneration and biomarkers. The Molecular Neurodegeneration Research Group is highly collaborative and consists of 8-10 researchers using diverse techniques such as iPSC-based modelling, CRISPR/Cas9 screens and spatial proteomics.
As such, the post will offer an excellent opportunity for supervision and training of junior researchers and practical experience in mechanistic research and drug target identification in Parkinson’s disease using state-of-the-art models and facilities at the Kavli Institute for Nanoscience Discovery at the University of Oxford. For details check the lab website at: 
You will have experience in core molecular and cellular techniques that are relevant to the study of neurodegenerative diseases, an aptitude for mechanistic studies and the enthusiasm to coordinate projects as well as the ability to work collaboratively within a team.

The successful candidate will have either a PhD or MSc degree with at least two years of previous laboratory experience. The qualification can be held (appointed to Grade 7) or submitted for examination/ nearing completion (appointed to Grade 6) by the time of starting the post.
The post is full time for a fixed-term until 31 Dec 2024 in the first instance.
Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 20th January 2022 will be considered.
Interviews will be held as soon as possible thereafter.