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Research Assistant in Genomics Trithorax Systems

University of Oxford

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Research Assistant in Genomics Trithorax Systems

Department of Biochemistry

Pay Scale: STANDARD GRADE 6 

Salary (£):   £32,332 – £38,205

Location: Department of Biochemistry, South Parks Road, Oxford

Contract type: Fixed Term

Hours: Full-time (37.5 hours per week)

About the role

We are seeking to appoint a Research Assistant to join Prof. Rob Klose’s research group (www.kloselab.co.uk) to study the Trithorax system using genomics. The Research Assistant will tackle this project using genome engineering, degron technology, genomics, molecular biology, and biochemistry. 

The postholder must be able to work both independently and as part of a team and be able to discuss and share research findings. You will be able to select, follow and adapt to experimental protocols as well as be able to learn and implement new techniques. 

This full-time fixed-term post is funded by the Wellcome Trust for up until 1st July 2024.

The actual starting salary offered will be based on qualifications and relevant skills acquired and will also be determined by the funding available.  

What We Offer

Your happiness and wellbeing at work matters to us, so we offer a range of family friendly and financial benefits including: 

•        An excellent contributory pension scheme  

•        38 days annual leave 

•        A comprehensive range of childcare services 

•        Family leave schemes 

•        Cycle loan scheme 

•        Membership to a variety of social and sports clubs 

•        Discounted bus travel and Season Ticket travel loans 

The University also runs an enormous amount of social groups and sports clubs for those looking for more than just a great place to work.

About you 

It is essential that you hold (or be completing) a PhD degree in biochemistry. You will have a strong background in genomics, genome engineering, and computational genomics. In addition, the applicant should have expertise growing mouse embryonic stem cells (ESCs) in culture, CRISPR-Cas9 based genome engineering, degron approaches to deplete proteins in ESCs, and experience carrying out biochemical purifications from ESCs.  

Application Process

You will be required to upload a supporting statement, setting out how you meet the selection criteria, curriculum vitae and the names and contact details of two referees as part of your online  

Only applications received before noon on Friday 8th December 2023 can be considered.

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