Salary: Grade 6: £28,660 - £34,189 p.a.
We seek a highly motivated individual for the combined role of a Research Assistant in the Mass Spectrometry Laboratory of the Target Discovery Institute in Oxford (Old Road Campus) in addition you will be responsible for administrative tasks such as supervising group finances and accounting. The lab and office work will be split in equal parts. The successful candidate will be involved in sample preparation for mass spectrometric analyses, supervising of MS instrumentation for the laboratory based aspect of the position. Consequently, experience with mass and sample preparation is essential. The office work will include quotation of work and sample running costs as well as invoicing and tracking of project status and ordering of consumables.
You must have a proactive and adaptable approach to work and willingness to tackle a variety of tasks and projects in parallel. Excellent record keeping and careful methodological work skills are essential as well as a very organised and structured work ethic.
You will have a Masters Degree in biology, chemistry, biochemistry or analytical chemistry with an active interest in undertaking and supporting scientific research.
This full-time maternity cover position is fixed-term for up to 1 year in the first instance.
Further particulars, including details of how to apply, can be obtained from the document below. Applications for this vacancy should be made online and you will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your application.
The closing date for this position will be 12.00 noon on Friday 22 February 2019.