Research Assistant in Membrane Proteins University of Oxford, Nuffield Department of Medicine United Kingdom

Research Assistant - Membrane Proteins


Nuffield Department of Medicine (NDM), Structural Genomics Consortium (SGC),Old Road Campus Building, Roosevelt Drive, Headington, Oxford


Grade 6: £28,098 – £33,518 p.a.


The SGC (Structural Genomics Consortium) is seeking an enthusiastic Research Assistant to provide molecular biology, eukaryotic expression and protein production support for a collaborative project, the aims of which are to unlock Solute Carrier Proteins (SLCs). SLCs are integral membrane proteins which are challenging to express and purify. Therefore, we are seeking someone with creativity in devising both generic and specialised solutions for difficult proteins.

 

In your role as Research Assistant, you will have excellent knowledge and experience of expressing proteins in baculovirus/insect or mammalian systems, and of protein purification from large scale cultures. Additionally, you will have the ability to optimise expression conditions, troubleshoot problems and contribute to the design of experimental plans. You will liaise closely with a Postdoctoral Scientist on the project, therefore effective work planning, written and oral communication is essential.

 

You will hold a BSc degree or equivalent experience in molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry or chemistry and have the ability to work under minimal supervision.

 

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online, and as part of the application you will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement.

 

Only applications received before 12.00 noon on Monday 11 June 2018 will be considered.

 

Contact Person : HR Officer

Vacancy ID : 134759


Contact Phone : 01865 617971

Closing Date : 11-Jun-2018


Contact Email : orcrb.personnel@ndm.ox.ac.uk


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