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The University of Oxford and the Department of Chemistry are Athena SWAN bronze award 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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Athena SWAN

 
Department of Chemistry
Section: Department of Chemistry
Research Assistant - Biochemical and Cellular Characterisation of Histone Demethylases  (Professor Christopher Schofield and Dr Akane Kawamura)
Grade 6: 27,629 - 32,958 p.a.

The Department of Chemistry is looking for a Research Assistant with expertise in recombinant protein production and enzyme assays, to work under the supervision of Professor Christopher Schofield and Dr Akane Kawamura. This post is funded by Cancer Research UK grant and involves biochemical and structural studies of histone demethylases.

You will have responsibility for the management of your own research and administrative activities as well as contributing to wider project planning including ideas for new research projects. You will be a highly motivated scientist to join our interdisciplinary team.

You will be educated to Masters level in Biochemistry, Chemistry, Chemical Biology or a related subject. Have extensive experience in recombinant protein production, molecular biology, microbiology, or enzymology/inhibitor screening and be willing to learn new techniques as required.

This post requires you to work with minimum supervision but also be able to work well within a team. You will have excellent organisation, communication and numeracy skills.

This post is fixed term contract for 2 years.

The post will be based in the Department of Chemistry, South Parks Road, Oxford.

To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and selection criteria, please click on the link below: Research Assistant - Biochemical and Cellular Characterisation of Histone Demethylases - 1301701.

The vacancy will close at midday on 25 August 2017.

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

Further Details are available for download here: or by e-mail to recruitment@chem.ox.ac.uk quoting reference 130170.
Application deadline for this post is 25 August 2017
The University of Oxford is an Equal Opportunity employer (22/08/2017)

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