Research Assistant in Cell Biology

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Closing Date
10 Dec 2021
£29,614 - £35,326 per annum
Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics, Oxford
2 years

We are seeking a highly-motivated Research Assistant to join our team carrying out experimental work in neuroscience and cell biology, at the Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics.

You will be responsible for general laboratory management and administration, including stock control of laboratory consumables. You will manage your own research and administrative activities, follow and adapt experimental protocols within guidelines provided by senior colleagues. You will also carry out routine tasks accurately and following methodologies with high precision; identify suitable alternatives if technical problems arise.

It is essential that you hold a degree together with relevant laboratory experience. You will have sufficient specialist knowledge in the discipline to work within established research programmes, and have practical experience in cell culture and stock upkeep. It is essential that you have excellent communication skills, and have evident of ability to work and communicate in a multi-disciplinary team.

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 position is offered full time on a fixed term contract for two years and is funded by the John Fell Fund and John Black Foundation.

Only applications received before 12 midday on 10 December 2021 will be considered. Please quote 154345 on all correspondence.