IOI Research Assistant – Biochemistry

University of Oxford

Please note the closing date for this post has been extended

About the role

Applications are invited for a Research Assistant to work with the Schofield Lab, under the supervision of Dr Alistair Farley and Dr Karina Calvopina Tapia until 31 December 2025. You will be responsible for the provision of research support for the biochemical assays which underpin the IOI drug development programmes.

About you

You must hold a BSc/MSc in Biochemistry or a related field and have experience in running biochemical assays; experience in following and adapting SOPs, selecting appropriate experimental methodologies.  You will have the ability to manage own research and administrative activities, including managing own workload and take the initiative as appropriate.

The post will be based in the Department of Chemistry, Chemistry Research Laboratory, Mansfield Road Oxford, and is available as soon as possible.

Application Process

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 application.  In your supporting statement, please explain how you meet each of the selection criteria found in the job description.  Certificates, references and research papers should not be provided at this stage.

To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and selection criteria, please click on the link below.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday, Friday 24th November 2023, UK time.  Interviews are likely to be scheduled for early December.

The University of Oxford and The Department of Chemistry are Silver Athena SWAN holders.  Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and ethnic minority candidates, who are under-represented in Chemistry research posts in Oxford.

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