|Institution:||University of Oxford|
|Salary:||£29,176 - £34,804 p.a.|
|Line 1:||University of Oxford|
We are seeking an enthusiastic, highly motivated and academically excellent Research Assistant to join Dr Oliver Bannard's “B Cell Biology Group” at the MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine. The successful candidate's primary role would be to undertake research aimed at understanding the fundamental principles underpinning antibody affinity maturation and the development of humoral immunity. You will also contribute to the projects of other researchers in the lab as well as help with general lab management. Training will be provided and therefore extensive lab experience beyond that gained during undergraduate studies is not essential, however the position would best suit candidates with a strong passion for science.
Further details on the lab's research can be found on the lab website and in recent publications; https://www.imm.ox.ac.uk/research/units-and-centres/mrc-human-immunology-unit/research-groups/bannard-group-b-cell-immunology.
To be considered for this position you should hold a degree (first class or 2:1) in immunology, molecular/cell biology or another relevant area in biological sciences. You would ideally have experience of working in a laboratory and of working with in vivo systems. Excellent organisational skills and good communication and interpersonal skills are also essential. Previous experience of immunological assays and of lab management are desirable. Candidates with PhDs are invited to apply; the nature of the work and the salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The post is fixed-term for 1 year, in the first instance. Informal enquiries are welcome and can be made to Oliver Bannard