Salary: Grade 7: £32,236 - £39,609 p.a.
We are looking for a Postdoctoral Scientist to do academic research in the area of MS-based proteomics/metabolomics and its associated administrative activities within Professor Rutger Ploegs translational transplantation research laboratory, based at the Oxford Transplant Centre on the Churchill Hospital site.
This role will require you to assist in the day-to-day management of the laboratory. Reporting to Professor Ploeg, you will manage your own area of research as well as participate in collaborative projects with colleague postdoctoral scientists in the lab and with external institutions offering specialised expertise. You will be required to attend appropriate scientific seminars, meetings and training courses, and will also participate in the education of other staff and students as necessary.
The successful candidate will hold a first or higher degree in biological sciences or chemistry, physical or analytical chemistry, together with a PhD in immunology or biochemistry. Previous knowledge in proteomics related methods and an active interest in undertaking scientific research is essential. We are looking for a self-motivated, organised individual who has excellent communication skills, with a responsible and methodical approach to working in a laboratory. A good understanding of Good Laboratory Practice is crucial. You will be computer literate with a good working knowledge of computer database management.
This full-time post is available immediately and is fixed-term for 12 months in the first instance.
Applications for this vacancy are to be made online and as part of the application process you are required to upload your CV and a covering letter. Please quote reference NDSA734 on all correspondence.
Only applications received before 12.00 noon on 23 May 2019 can be considered. Interviews will be held on 7 June 2019.