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Position: Postdoctoral Research Scientist
Institution: University of Oxford
Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Duties: Applications are invited for a motivated Postdoctoral Research Scientist with expertise in the field of of neuroinflammation, particularly in the context of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease to join the Oxford Drug Discovery Institute (ODDI) at the Centre for Medicine’s Discovery, Nuffield Department of Medicine
Requirements: It is essential that you hold a hold a relevant PhD/DPhil (or close to completion) in Biology or a related subject together with relevant laboratory experience, and research expertise in macrophage/microglial biology. You will possess sufficient specialist knowledge in the discipline to work on established and new research programmes and will have an understanding of the cellular pathology of Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s’ disease; cell culture, and innovative cell-based assay development
   
Text: Postdoctoral Research Scientist Centre for Medicines Discovery, NDM Research Building, Old Road Campus, Headingdon, Oxford, OX3 7FZ Applications are invited for a motivated Postdoctoral Research Scientist with expertise in the field of of neuroinflammation, particularly in the context of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease to join the Oxford Drug Discovery Institute (ODDI) at the Centre for Medicine’s Discovery, Nuffield Department of Medicine. This is an exciting opportunity to use your skills in in vitro biology to provide disease and biological mechanism of action expertise to support our neuroimmune drug discovery projects, which make up a large portion of our drug discovery portfolio. We are looking for a candidate with experience in designing and conducting preclinical experimental work using human iPSC derived cultures to identify and confirm the role of targets in the TREM2 and complement signalling cascades. Furthermore, your skills will also be used to develop cellular target engagement and screening assays. The Neuroimmune Team has several collaborations with academic and industrial partners, offering opportunities to progress basic science and drug discovery programmes and bring forward new techniques and innovative technologies to the lab. In addition to conducting experimental work, there will be a requirement to train and support the laboratory science of other members of the Neuroimmune team, and champion the preparation of scientific reports, presentations, and journal articles. It is essential that you hold a hold a relevant PhD/DPhil (or close to completion) in Biology or a related subject together with relevant laboratory experience, and research expertise in macrophage/microglial biology. You will possess sufficient specialist knowledge in the discipline to work on established and new research programmes and will have an understanding of the cellular pathology of Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s’ disease; cell culture, and innovative cell-based assay development. 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 2 years in the first instance, and is funded by the Alzheimer’s Research UK. Only applications received before 12 midday on Thursday 14 July 2022 will be considered. Please quote 158370 on all correspondence. Contact Person : Kaitlin Beazley Vacancy ID : 158370 Contact Phone : 01865 287734 Closing Date & Time : 14-Jul-2022 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 7 Contact Email : recruitment@ndm.ox.ac.uk Salary (£) : Grade 7: £33,309 - £40,927 with a discretionary range to £44,927 per annum Click on the link(s) below to view documents Filesize 158370 - Postdoctoral Research Scientist -JD 342.9
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