Research Assistant in Functional Genomics

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Research Assistant in Functional Genomics, working under the direct supervision of Dr Benjamin Fairfax, who has extensive experience in functional genomics and the recruitment of healthy volunteers and patients from Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust. This is research programme with three complementary themes: genomic and transcriptomic predictors of response to cancer immunotherapy; eQTL analyses with specific reference to cell type and environment; DNA methylation across conditions.
The successful candidate will play a key role in this research, helping to co-ordinate experiments, resources and assist in the development of new data and approaches. Additionally, you will work with collaborating NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre (OxBRC) researchers in the fields of both autoimmunity and cancer treatment.
You will require a good undergraduate degree in genetics, biochemistry, molecular biology or related field. You will also require relevant experience in tissue culture, standard molecular biology techniques, immunological assays and functional genomic protocols. A good publication record and experience of next generation and bisulfite sequencing will be advantageous.
This is a full-time post for 2 years in the first instance.
All applicants must complete a short application form and upload a CV and supporting statement.
To apply for this role, please click on the ‘Apply Now’ button in the link below.
The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 19 June 2017.

Closing Date: 
Monday, June 19, 2017 - 12:00
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