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All vacancies within Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences (NDORMS)

There are currently 7 vacancies within Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences (NDORMS):

Title Closes Salary
Clinical Trials Data Entry Clerk/General Assistant Oct. 24, 2018, noon Grade 3: £19,202 - £22,017 p.a.
Human Resources Assistant Oct. 31, 2018, noon Grade 4: £22,017 - £25,482 p.a.
Postdoctoral Researcher Oct. 31, 2018, noon Grade 7: Salary in the range £32,236 - £37,345 p.a.
Senior Project Manager in Clinical Trials Nov. 2, 2018, noon Grade 8: £40,792 - £47,263 p.a. (pro rata for part-time)
Research Assistant (maternity cover) Nov. 7, 2018, noon Grade 6: £28,660 - £34,189 p.a.
Laboratory Technician in Tissue Engineering Nov. 9, 2018, noon Grade 5: Salalry in the range £25,482 - £28,660 p.a.
Information Governance Manager Nov. 19, 2018, noon Grade 8: £40,792 - £48,677 p.a.

Clinical Trials Data Entry Clerk/General Assistant

Closes: Oct. 24, 2018, noon; salary: Grade 3: £19,202 - £22,017 p.a.

<div> <p></p><p>We are seeking a reliable and enthusiastic Clinical Trials Data Entry Clerk/General Assistant to provide data collection and entry support for the Oxford Trauma group, based at the Kadoorie Centre, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford. This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing department and provide data assistance to clinical trials and research projects.</p><br> <p>As a Clinical Trials Data Entry Clerk/General Assistant your primary responsibilities will be to provide assistance with data entry for trials and research projects, perform follow-up data collection where needed and organise research data from various sources. Other duties will include assisting the trial management team with missing data/quality checks, supporting the activities of the trial management team in trial-related administrative activities, assisting with the development of study databases, maintaining accurate records, ensuring confidentiality and security of data at all times and dealing with trial-related telephone queries and post.</p><br> <p>You will have a minimum of GCSE at grade C in Maths and English (or equivalent) and a demonstrable ability to use information technology systems, in particular database systems, Microsoft Office packages, email and Internet. A high level of accuracy and attention to detail, effective organisational skills and data entry experience with the ability to record data accurately are all essential. You must have effective verbal and written communication skills, the ability to work with others to meet tight deadlines and the ability to prioritise your own workload in the face of changing priorities. Knowledge of medical terminology, experience of working with confidential/sensitive data and experience of working in a research environment are desirable.</p><br> <p>This is a full-time fixed-term appointment for 18 months.</p><br> <p>You will be required to upload a supporting statement as part of your online application.</p><br> <p>The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Wednesday 24 October 2018.</p> </div>

Human Resources Assistant

Closes: Oct. 31, 2018, noon; salary: Grade 4: £22,017 - £25,482 p.a.

<div> <p></p><p>We are seeking to recruit a Human Resources Assistant to provide support to the NDORMS Human Resources Team in the Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences, based in the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford.</p><br> <p>As Human Resources Assistant, main duties will include preparation of documentation for the recruitment processes from advertising through to appointment, assisting with maintenance of payroll as well as answering personnel related queries from staff.</p><br> <p>You must be educated to A-level standard or equivalent and have previous experience of working as part of a team in a busy office environment. It is essential that you have an understanding of the confidential nature of personnel administration and demonstrate a proven ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally with members of staff at all levels and the general public. Demonstrable interpersonal skills, ability to use own initiative and work independently as well as excellent organisational skills are also essential.</p><br> <p>Ideally, you will have previous experience of Human Resources or a similarly confidential area and a strong interest in the field of Human Resources. Previous experience with HR information systems (e.g. CoreHR) and previous experience within a University environment would also be an advantage.</p><br> <p>This is a fixed-term post for 2 years in the first instance. Training will be provided.</p><br> <p>To apply for this role and for further details, including the job description and selection criteria, please click on the link below. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.</p><br> <p>The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Wednesday 31 October 2018.</p> </div>

Postdoctoral Researcher

Closes: Oct. 31, 2018, noon; salary: Grade 7: Salary in the range £32,236 - £37,345 p.a.

<div> <p></p><p>We are seeking a postdoctoral researcher to join Professor Katja Simon&#146;s group to study autophagy and ageing in the Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, Oxford. The major interest of the Simon group is to understand the role of autophagy in development, function, and ageing of the haematopoietic and immune systems. The Kennedy Institute carries out basic and translational research into chronic inflammatory and degenerative diseases.</p><br> <p>As a Postdoctoral Researcher you will be expected to manage own academic research and administrative activities, this involves project management to co-ordinate multiple aspects of work to meet deadlines. You will adapt existing and develop new scientific techniques and experimental protocols and use specialist scientific equipment in a laboratory environment. You will carry out collaborative projects with colleagues in partner institutions, and research groups.</p><br> <p>You will hold a relevant PhD/DPhil, together with relevant experience and possess sufficient specialist knowledge in the fields of autophagy, translation, immunity and immune senescence.<br> <br>You will need to be competent in &gt;6 colour flow cytometry, standard biochemical and immunological techniques, preclinical vaccination models, ribosome profiling, proteomics &amp; transcriptomics and bioinformatic analysis of &#145;omics data. The ability to manage own academic research and associated activities are essentials as it excellent communications skills, including the ability to write for publication, present research proposals and results, and represent the research group meetings.</p><br> <p>The position is full-time and fixed-term until 31 October 2020.</p><br> <p>Owing to the nature of the research at the Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, this job will require additional security pre-employment checks: a satisfactory basic Disclosure and Barring Service check; University security screening (eg identity checks)</p><br> <p>You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.</p><br> <p>The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Wednesday 31 October 2018.</p> </div>

Senior Project Manager in Clinical Trials

Closes: Nov. 2, 2018, noon; salary: Grade 8: £40,792 - £47,263 p.a. (pro rata for part-time)

<div> <p></p><p>We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Project Manager to join the Oxford Trauma research group within the Oxford Clinical Trials Research Unit (OCTRU) which is part of the Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences (NDORMS), based in the Kadoorie Centre at the John Radcliffe Hospital.</p><br> <p>As a Clinical Trials Manager, you will have operational oversight of the growing portfolio of musculoskeletal trauma and rehabilitation research projects. You will be working in a team consisting of 4 - 6 Chief Investigators (CIs), 6 - 8 Trial teams, an Information Specialist and a Research Manager and will be responsible for leading the trial portfolios operationally. You will have access to the Oxford Clinical Trials Research Unit (OCTRU) training and personal development programme, and will also be involved in the development of new trial protocols ensuring that all appropriate documentation, reviews and approvals are in place.</p><br> <p>To be considered for this role, you will hold a degree in a relevant biomedical or associated subject. You will be expected to have substantial experience working at a high level in clinical trial management with exceptional leadership, organisational and time management skills.</p><br> <p>You will also have experience of QA systems, trial audit and monitoring applicable to clinical research, including development of written procedures for clinical trials run to high levels of GCP. Experience of clinical research in trauma/musculoskeletal sciences/rehabilitation and/or relevant qualification(s) in trial management, project management, and/or quality assurance is desirable.</p><br> <p>This is a full-time fixed-term appointment for 2 years. Part-time (80% FTE) will be considered.</p><br> <p>You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.</p><br> <p>The closing date for this position is 12.00 noon on Friday 2 November 2018. Interviews are expected to be held on Wednesday 14 November 2018.</p> </div>

Research Assistant (maternity cover)

Closes: Nov. 7, 2018, noon; salary: Grade 6: £28,660 - £34,189 p.a.

<div> <p></p><p>We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Research Assistant (RA) to join Professor Mike Dustin&#146;s research group, based at the Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, Oxford University.</p><br> <p>You will be responsible for carrying out cloning, expression, screening and production of recombinant proteins primarily using mammalian cell expression technology. You will have the opportunity to undertake original research leading to academic publications as part of our own research projects. You will help develop new experimental protocols for optimisation of protein expression and purification, and provide assistance in genotyping by PCR and FACS. You will be expected to maintain an up-to-date electronic database of the inventory of materials produced by the project, and take responsibility (alongside others in your team) for the daily housekeeping of the laboratory.</p><br> <p>You should have a BSc degree in biology, biochemistry or molecular biology, along with experience of using recombinant DNA methods, including PCR, vector construction and transformation of E. coli. Experience of analysing protein expression by SDS-PAGE, Western blotting is essential, as well as experience of protein purification by affinity and gel filtration chromatography. You should be highly organised and able to carry out experimental work carefully and safely. You must be able to work as part of a team as well as independently and have good communication skills, both written and oral. It would be desirable to have experience of working in an academic or industrial setting, and experience of mammalian cell culture.</p><br> <p>This is a full-time fixed-term appointment (maternity cover) for 1 year.</p><br> <p>Owing to the nature of the research at the Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, this job will require additional security pre-employment checks: a satisfactory basic Disclosure and Barring Service check; University security screening (eg identity checks)</p><br> <p>You will be required to upload a supporting statement and a CV as part of your online application.</p><br> <p>The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Wednesday 7 November 2018.</p> </div>

Laboratory Technician in Tissue Engineering

Closes: Nov. 9, 2018, noon; salary: Grade 5: Salalry in the range £25,482 - £28,660 p.a.

<div> <p></p><p>We have an exciting opportunity for a Laboratory Technician in Tissue Engineering to join an interdisciplinary team of bioengineers, biologists and clinical researchers investigating the use of humanoid robots as a platform for tissue engineering applications. You will be working within the Mouthuy and Carr groups at the Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences (NDORMS), based at the Botnar Research Centre, Oxford.</p><br> <p>You will be responsible for downstream processing of tissue samples, including cell extraction, expansion and storage, production of the physical components of the bioreactor chambers, including the scaffold materials, and assembly of the chambers. Your duties will also involve: performing biology assays on engineered tissue grafts, in particular viability assays, PCR and immunohistochemistry as well as general laboratory maintenance, e.g. maintain stocks and order laboratory supplies and consumables and written communication of experimental reports and data deposition in electronic laboratory notebook and database.</p><br> <p>You should be educated to &#145;A Level&#146; and you will have previous laboratory experience (including, but not limited to relevant undergraduate activities). Handling primary tissues, basic molecular biology (e.g PCR, RNA isolation), microscopy as well as the ability to learn and develop new techniques, in particular related to bioreactors and tissue engineering, and to troubleshoot them are essential. BSc in biological science, bioengineering or equivalent, experience with bioreactor systems and experience with scaffold work are desirable.</p><br> <p>This is a full-time fixed-term position for 1 year in the first instance.</p><br> <p>You will be required to upload a CV and a supporting statement as part of your online application.</p><br> <p>The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Friday 9 November 2018.</p> </div>

Information Governance Manager

Closes: Nov. 19, 2018, noon; salary: Grade 8: £40,792 - £48,677 p.a.

<div> <p></p><p>Applications are invited for the position of Information Governance Manager to join the Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences (NDORMS), a large multi-disciplinary research and teaching department based at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Hospital and Old Road Campus, Oxford. This role will deliver governance, risk management and compliance elements of the department&#146;s Information Security Strategy through the creation and implementation of information security policies, the management of information security risk and regular review of information security arrangements.</p><br> <p>You will advise and lead the NDORMS management team in developing and embedding policies and procedures relating to information governance and security in a complex clinical environment that complies with University and external requirements. You will manage the writing and maintenance of policies, procedures and guidance related to Information Governance within the department and you will work closely with Divisional Information Governance groups and the University&#146;s Information Security Team, collaborating on the development of relevant policies and strategies.</p><br> <p>You will be educated to a graduate level or have an equivalent experience. Demonstrable experience in creating or developing an Information Governance framework, particularly in a clinical or academic environment, broad understanding of end to end Information Governance and/or Information Security including how GDPR, DPA and FOI relates to these as well as understanding and experience of supporting secure data management. Experience of data sharing agreements, particularly within a research environment are desirable.</p><br> <p>This is a full-time fixed-term appointment for 3 years.</p><br> <p>You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.</p><br> <p>The closing date for this position is 12.00 noon on 19 November 2018.</p> </div>