Research Associate and Laboratory Manager

University of Oxford

Research Associate and Laboratory manager

Department of Biochemistry


Salary (£): £35,308 – £ 43,155 per annum

Location: Department of Biochemistry, South Parks Road, Oxford

Contract type: Fixed Term

Hours: Full-time

About the role

We are seeking to appoint a motivated and well-organised virologist to support Professor Zitzmann’s research team in the Department of Biochemistry. The group’s research focuses on developing host targeting anti-viral therapies. The postholder is expected to actively support the team’s various research activities and will be also expected to lead their own project.

The post holder will work on their own research project, shaped in discussion with the PI to align with the successful candidate’s own research interests within the team’s overall research goals, and will be involved in driving forward external collaborations.

This full-time fixed-term post is funded by the Glycobiology Endowment for up to 18 months in the first instance.

About you

Applicants should possess a PhD/DPhil in Virology or a related area and have post-doctoral and lab-managerial work experience. They will have a strong background in infectious viral disease, sound knowledge of health and safety regulations, and will have previously helped managing BSL-2 and BSL-3 facilities.

We are looking for someone with experience in cell biology and molecular virology, expertise in cell culture techniques, and viral assays. The successful applicant will have good organisational and communication skills, as well as attention to detail, and experience with training other group members in relevant techniques.

Application Process

If you would like to discuss this role please contact a member of the HR team on 01865 613205 or [email protected]

You will be required to upload a supporting statement, setting out how you meet the selection criteria, curriculum vitae and the names and contact details of two referees as part of your online application.

Only applications received before noon Friday 16th June 2023 can be considered.

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