Postdoctoral Research Associate - Biochemistry - Tenders Global

Postdoctoral Research Associate – Biochemistry

University of Oxford

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Biochemistry to work under the supervision of Dr Patrick Rabe for a period of up to 24 months.  The project involves the production of new constructs to express and purify enzymes involved in the process of bioluminescence including luciferases and is funded by Wellcome Trust.

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Applicants must hold a PhD in Biochemistry, (or be close to completion and have leave to supplicate) at the point of application.  The research requires expertise in protein crystallography and biochemical assay development; experience of mass spectrometry based assays and biophysical methods is desirable.  You will be expected to manage your own academic research and administrative activities. This involves small scale project management, to co-ordinate multiple aspects of work to meet deadlines.

The post will be based in the Department of Chemistry Research Laboratory, 12 Mansfield Road, Oxford, OX1 3TA and is available as soon as possible.

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 application.  In your supporting statement, please explain how you meet each of the selection criteria found in the job description.  Certificates, references and research papers should not be provided at this stage.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday, Monday 18th December 2023, UK time. Interviews will be held as soon as possible thereafter. 

The University of Oxford and The Department of Chemistry are Silver Athena SWAN holders.  Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and ethnic minority candidates, who are under-represented in Chemistry research posts in Oxford.

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