Research Assistant - Mass Spectrometry / Ubiquitin Cancer Immunology group

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Research Assistant - Mass Spectrometry / Ubiquitin Cancer Immunology group

CAMS Oxford Institute, Henry Wellcome Building for Molecular Physiology, Roosevelt Drive, Old Road Campus, Oxford, OX3 7BN We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated individual for the role of a Research Assistant to join our Ubiquitin Cancer Immunology research team within the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences (CAMS) Oxford Institute (COI) here at the Nuffield Department of Medicine.

You will be responsible for supporting the laboratory in the characterization of cancer immunomodulatory target genes by using different proteomics, lipidomics, biochemical, and immunological techniques. You will be performing experiments examining deubiquitylase (DUB) activity profiles using molecular active site probes and small molecule inhibitors. You will also perform laboratory tests in order to produce reliable and precise data to support scientific investigations. You will be responsible for keeping detailed records of all activities and to consolidate data from various projects within the group, interpret the results and to present them to other team members, including external collaborators.

It is essential that you hold a degree in biology, immunology, biochemistry, chemistry, biotechnology or similar. You will have familiarity with biochemistry techniques (e.g. Immunoblotting, immunoprecipitation, pull-down, in vitro enzymatic activity assays) and immunology techniques (e.g. FACS and ELISA). You will have experience in handling cells, tissue culture and gene knockout/knockdown and exposure to Chemical Biology, handling of small molecule inhibitors, peptides. You will also have the ability to communicate results clearly and effectively and to discuss scientific ideas both within the work environment.

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 online application. Your supporting statement must explain how you meet each of the selection criteria for the post using examples of your skills and experience.

This position is offered full time on a fixed term contract for 18 months and is funded by CAMS Core grant.

Only applications received before 12 midday on Tuesday 10 October 2023 will be considered. Please quote  167676  on all correspondence.

Contact Person : Nayah Suana Vacancy ID : 167676

Contact Phone : 01865 287678 Closing Date & Time : 10-Oct-2023 12:00

Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 6 Contact Email : Research Assistant - Mass Spectrometry / Ubiquitin Cancer Immunology group"

Salary (£) : Grade 6: £32,332 - £38,205 with a discretionary range to £41,732 per annum

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In your application, please refer to and reference JobID 239859.