RESEARCH ASSISTANT - Protein Production Platform

CLOSING DATE: FRI AUG 05 2022 12:00:00 GMT+0100 (BST) | GRADE 6: £29,614 - £35,326 PER ANNUM

Applications are invited for a Research Assistant - Protein Production Platform with a background in a life sciences laboratory environment to join the Dr Ricardo A. Fernandes group and the newly established Protein Production Platform at the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences Oxford Institute (COI).

You will provide technical and administrative support to ensure the efficient running of the Protein Production Platform. You will have a background in biochemistry, protein science or related fields. Your primary role will be to lead the support of a platform for the design and production of custom genes, plasmids and proteins. These reagents will be validated with various structural, biophysical and biochemical approaches and shared with researchers at COI and across various Institutes.

You will also be responsible for maintaining, for example, cell cultures, common buffers and stocks. Moreover, you will help place orders for reagents and consumables, maintain an updated inventory, and liaise with lab members to ensure the laboratory's smooth running. Training will be provided, and you may also be responsible for training group members. 

You will have the ability to organise and prioritise work efficiently, delivering results to a high standard and an agreed schedule. You will be able to demonstrate a high level of written and oral communication skills and the ability to work effectively within a team.

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Oxford-BMS Research Fellow

CLOSING DATE: MON AUG 08 2022 12:00:00 GMT+0100 (BST) | GRADE 7: SALARY IN RANGE £33,309 - £40,927 PER ANNUM

We are seeking a motivated Oxford-BMS Research Fellow to join the CAMS Oxford Institute at the Nuffield Department of Medicine.

You will join the research group of Dr Ricardo A. Fernandes, and become a member of a dynamic research group with responsibility for working on an exciting collaborative and translational project. During this Fellowship, you will manage your own research and provide guidance to members of the group, including postdocs, research assistants, PhD (DPhil), Master and undergraduate students, as well as working closely with the industrial sponsor BMS. You will lead a research program to develop protein molecules to control signalling by checkpoint receptors found in T cells.

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Senior Bioinformatician

CLOSING DATE: TUE AUG 09 2022 12:00:00 GMT+0100 (BST) | GRADE 8: £42,149 - £50,296 WITH A DISCRETIONARY RANGE TO £54,943 PER ANNUM

Applications are invited for a Senior Bioinformatician to join an expanding programme of research focused on translational systems immunology and multi-modal analysis to understand the immune response to infection and cancer, at the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences Oxford Institute (CAMS-COI), Nuffield Department of Medicine.

You will be responsible for undertaking and leading analysis of data arising from research programmes at CAMS-COI using systems immunology and multi-omic approaches including next generation sequencing, high throughput proteomics, spatial and single cell analysis. You will apply computational and statistical methodologies and algorithms, devising novel approaches to analysis, and developing informatics structures to manage large datasets.

You will work as part of an interdisciplinary team within the CAMS-COI including close liaison with members of the Dong and Knight Group, and wider bioinformatics leadership and support for emerging research areas in the Institute; and you will communicate via meetings, reports and discussion with the aims and objectives of the research. You will supervise junior members of the team and support education and training of staff and students as necessary and appropriate.

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RESEARCH ASSISTANT for Respiratory Biobank Platform


We are seeking to appoint a Research Assistant for Respiratory Biobank Platform to join the CAMS China Oxford Institute at the Nuffield Department of Medicine.

You will be responsible for managing your own research and administrative activities, within the guidelines provided by senior colleagues. You will liaise and coordinate with lab scientists and clinicians about weekly sample availability, collection and allocation of specimens of the Oxford Radcliffe Biobank (ORB) to research projects. You will regularly process, following the specific SOPs, and register samples into the ORB database.

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