Research Assistant in Glucagon Secretion University of Oxford, OCDEM United Kingdom

Research Assistant in Glucagon Secretion

OCDEM, Churchill Hospital, Oxford

Grade 6: £28,098 - £33,518 p.a.

The successful applicant will join Dr Quan Zhang’s team at OCDEM for the study of metabolic regulation of islet hormone secretion. The successful applicant will assist in ongoing projects and the development of new projects with in vitro studies at the level of pancreatic islets/mammalian cells. The post is funded by an EFSD grant awarded to Dr Zhang.


Although full training will be given in a variety of assays, the person appointed will be expected to work independently on most tasks or in collaboration with the support of colleagues. Methods will include the preparation and analysis of samples for hormone secretion, DNA/RNA extraction, PCR, optical imaging and electrophysiology.


Candidates should have relevant laboratory experience.


The position is full-time and fixed-term for 12 months in the first instance and is funded by EFSD.


Please quote reference 134964 on all correspondence. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.


Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 6 June 2018 can be considered.


Contact Person : Karla Taylor

Vacancy ID : 134964

Contact Phone : 01865 857216

Closing Date : 06-Jun-2018

Contact Email :

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