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

There are currently 2 vacancies within Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences (NDORMS):

Title Closes Salary
Postdoctoral Research Associate Dec. 19, 2018, noon Grade 7: Salary in the range £32,236 - £37,345 p.a.
Clinical Trials Data Entry Clerk/General Assistant Jan. 3, 2019, noon Grade 3: £19,202 - £22,017 p.a.

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Closes: Dec. 19, 2018, noon; salary: Grade 7: Salary in the range £32,236 - £37,345 p.a.

<div> <p></p><p>We are seeking to recruit a talented, proactive Postdoctoral Research Associate to join Dr Gillian Farnie in NDORMS and the Structural Genomics Consortium, based at the Botnar Research Centre, Oxford. You will deliver research as part of the innovative Medicines initiative (IMI) ULTRA-DD project, a program, which aims to create an open access consortium that provides industry with a stream of high quality target-disease associations and tools to study them. Current probe families include YEATS, nudix hydrolases and deaminase.</p><br> <p>You will work in an exciting collaborative environment to develop and establish cell based assays to validate novel chemical probes (generated by the SGC). Innovating novel cell based screening assay to assay breast cancer cell biology and cancer stem cells in the presence of the tumour microenvironment inc. fibroblasts, adipocytes and immune cells. Such assays will be used to validate and discover new targets for drug discovery.</p><br> <p>A PhD in a relevant area of biological sciences, good publication record and excellent communication skills including the ability to form collaborations, prepare research for publication and present at national and international meetings are essential for this role. You will have experience and expertise in molecular biology techniques including; flow cytometry, cloning, rtPCR, Western blotting, genome editing and cell biology, including 3D and co-culture models, measuring a variety of phenotypic effects. Experience with patient derived samples, cancer stem cells and high content screening would be desirable.</p><br> <p>This is a full-time fixed-term appointment until 29 February 2020.</p><br> <p>You will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application.</p><br> <p>The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Wednesday 19 December 2018.</p> </div>

Clinical Trials Data Entry Clerk/General Assistant

Closes: Jan. 3, 2019, 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. The postholder will be based at the Kadoorie Research Centre, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford.</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 Thursday 3 January 2019.</p> </div>