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All vacancies within Department of Paediatrics

There are currently 7 vacancies within Department of Paediatrics:

Title Closes Salary
Executive Assistant to Professor Andrew J Pollard March 11, 2020, noon Grade 7: £32,817 - £40,322 with a discretionary range to £44,045 p.a.
Finance Manager March 11, 2020, noon Grade 6: £29,176 - £34,804 with discretionary range to £38,017 p.a.
Postdoctoral Epidemiologist March 11, 2020, noon Grade 7: £32,817 - £40,322 with a discretionary range to £44,045 p.a.
Research Administrator and Personal Assistant to the Professor of Paediatric Neuroimaging March 11, 2020, noon Grade 5: £25,482 - £30,395 p.a.
Paediatric Academic Fellow (2 posts) March 12, 2020, noon Grade E71, £33,221 – £48,082 p.a.
Statistician March 12, 2020, noon Grade 6: £29,176 - £34,804 with a discretionary range to £38,017 p.a.
Research Assistant - Extracellular Vesicles for Dystrophin Delivery in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy March 18, 2020, noon Grade 6: £29,176 – £34,804 p.a.

Executive Assistant to Professor Andrew J Pollard

Closes: March 11, 2020, noon; salary: Grade 7: £32,817 - £40,322 with a discretionary range to £44,045 p.a.

<div> <p></p><p>The Department of Paediatrics is seeking an Executive Assistant to Professor Andrew Pollard, Professor of Paediatric Infection and Immunity, who leads the Oxford Vaccine Group (OVG) in the Department of Paediatrics at Oxford University.</p><br> <p>The mission of OVG is to design, develop and test new vaccines to improve child health. The research group operates in the UK with approximately 100 clinical and laboratory staff, and works in field sites in various countries in Africa and South Asia. The budget for research overseen by Professor Pollard over the past 5 years was ~&#163;50m.</p><br> <p>The postholder will be responsible for the day-to-day business undertaken by Professor Pollard and the staff in the research group under his supervision, at the Children&#8217;s Hospital and the Centre of Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine, Churchill Hospital. Responsible for the scheduling and co-ordinating of Professor Pollard&#8217;s commitments, organising meetings and international travel, supporting the organisation of the training and assessments for students and coordination of/liaison with the clinical team. You will help coordinate expenses, research grants for submission, and manage budgets and ad hoc projects, and oversee line management of junior administrative staff.</p><br> <p>If you are a highly organised person who enjoys a complex and fast-paced work environment with multifaceted tasks, have excellent organisation and diplomatic communication and negotiation skills, can observe confidentiality and discretion at all times, we would be delighted to receive your application.</p><br> <p>Any questions regarding the job can be directed at Cathy Owen using the email address below.</p><br> <p>The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 11 March 2020 with interviews expected to take place on 19 March 2020.</p> </div>

Finance Manager

Closes: March 11, 2020, noon; salary: Grade 6: £29,176 - £34,804 with discretionary range to £38,017 p.a.

<div> <p></p><p>THIS IS A READVERTISEMENT. PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT APPLY.</p><br> <p>The Department of Paediatrics is seeking a Finance Manager who will be responsible for managing the day-to-day finances of the department, including running an efficient in-house finance transaction processing service (accounts payable, accounts receivable, purchasing, expenses etc.) and organising the month-end and year-end process.</p><br> <p>The postholder will be expected to work independently and will also be responsible for the day-to-day supervision and motivation of the finance team, currently comprising two Finance Officers and a Finance Apprentice. This will include distribution of tasks and oversight of the apprentice training programme.</p><br> <p>A good general education and numeracy skills are essential, as is experience of supervising staff and excellent general IT skills including Word and Excel. Experience of using computerised accounting system (Oracle Financials R12) would be a considerable advantage. The post involves contact with a wide variety of people, both within the department and externally, and would suit a self-directed individual with good organising and planning skills, who enjoys working proactively to achieve objectives. This is an exciting time for the Department of Paediatrics, which is currently expanding its research activities, and this role provides an opportunity to contribute to the development of a professional financial services team that will underpin this growth. This is a challenging but highly rewarding opportunity for the right candidate.</p><br> <p>The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 11 March 2020 with interviews expected to take place shortly after.</p> </div>

Postdoctoral Epidemiologist

Closes: March 11, 2020, noon; salary: Grade 7: £32,817 - £40,322 with a discretionary range to £44,045 p.a.

<div> <p></p><p>The Oxford Vaccine Group is based within the Department of Paediatrics at the University of Oxford and carries out research of major national and international importance in the field of infection and immunology.</p><br> <p>We seek a self-motived epidemiologist/statistician with an interest in the epidemiology of vaccine preventable diseases, and measles vaccines in particular. The postholder will primarily focus on delivering a large sero-epidemiological study of measles immunity in infants by modelling antibody decay using data from multiple studies. This work will contribute to global vaccine policy on the optimal timing of administration of measles vaccines in infants. In addition, the postholder will be responsible for drafting major peer-reviewed publications from this work with the opportunity to lead as first author and manage their own academic research and associated activities, ideally including contributing to research/experimental design.</p><br> <p>In addition to this specific study, the postholder will be involved in real world data analysis from clinical observational studies and national/international clinical trials of vaccines and infectious diseases, as well as contributing to the design and conduct of clinical studies and preparation of new research proposals.</p><br> <p>To succeed in this post you will hold a PhD in statistics/epidemiology or a relevant field, have excellent communication skills and a commitment to writing high quality manuscripts which present important scientific findings with clarity. Strong analytical skills, an enquiring and flexible attitude, and an interest in working collaboratively with researchers from different disciplines will also be important components for success.</p><br> <p>This is a full-time post located at the Centre for Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine at Churchill Hospital, Oxford OX3 7LE and is offered for 2 years in the first instance. For further details or an information discussion, please contact Dr Merryn Voysey using the contact details below.</p><br> <p>Only applications received before 12.00 midday on Wednesday 11 March 2020 will be considered. Interviews will be held as soon as possible thereafter.</p> </div>

Research Administrator and Personal Assistant to the Professor of Paediatric Neuroimaging

Closes: March 11, 2020, noon; salary: Grade 5: £25,482 - £30,395 p.a.

<div> <p></p><p>The Paediatric Neuroimaging Group are seeking a motivated Research Administrator to provide administrative support to the team, and act as a personal assistant to the Professor of Paediatric Neuroimaging. The postholder will work under the direction of the Professor of Paediatric Neuroimaging, supporting her with diary and event management, and also to support the full team on a range of administrative issues including finance and research. The postholder will be responsible for identifying and handling administrative and operational issues either directly or scaling up where necessary.</p><br> <p>Applicants must have experience of diary management and following administrative processes, with the ability to apply regulations and procedures to a high level of accuracy. Applicants much also have excellent organisation and computer skills.</p><br> <p>The post can be either full-time or part-time (minimum 0.6 FTE) and fixed-term for 18 months in the first instance. The position will be based at the Women&#8217;s Centre, Level 2, at the John Radcliffe Hospital. Please feel free to contact Professor Rebeccah Slater using the email address below for further information about the post.</p><br> <p>Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to complete an application form and upload supporting statement as part of your online application.</p><br> <p>Only applications received by 12.00 midday on 11 March 2020 can be considered. Interviews will be held shortly thereafter.</p> </div>

Paediatric Academic Fellow (2 posts)

Closes: March 12, 2020, noon; salary: Grade E71, £33,221 – £48,082 p.a.

<div> <p></p><p>We are seeking enthusiastic Paediatric Trainees (up to 2 posts) with an interest in research to join the Department of Paediatrics team at the University of Oxford.</p><br> <p>Applications are welcome from clinical trainees within the Oxford School of Paediatrics at ST 3 to 6 for the Oxford Paediatric Academic Fellowship. Paediatric Academic Fellow posts have been created to provide an opportunity for local trainees to experience research while remaining in the paediatric training programme.</p><br> <p>These posts are designed to meet the needs of doctors at ST4-7 level who wish to develop their research skills alongside their clinical training, 50% of the trainee&#8217;s time will be spent in clinical work, and 50% in academic work. They will be based in the Oxford region with academic time in Oxford. Clinical training would be overseen by the Oxford Deanery and postholders will undergo an ARCP assessment on an annual basis to assess the quality of their training. Each Fellow will have a clinical, an educational and an academic (research/teaching) supervisor.</p><br> <p>The University Department of Paediatrics will normally provide the academic supervision but trainees may alternatively engage with academic supervisors from elsewhere in the Medical Sciences Division with close links to the Department of Paediatrics. The trainee will be placed in research units to gain sufficient experience for development of a research interest.</p><br> <p>The post is full-time and fixed-term for 12 - 24 months.</p><br> <p>Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Matthew Snape using the contact details below.</p><br> <p>Only applications received before 12.00 midday on Thursday 12 March 2020 will be considered. Interviews will be held shortly after the closing date.</p> </div>

Statistician

Closes: March 12, 2020, noon; salary: Grade 6: £29,176 - £34,804 with a discretionary range to £38,017 p.a.

<div> <p></p><p>The Oxford Vaccine Group is based within the Department of Paediatrics at the University of Oxford and carries out research of major national and international importance in the field of infection and immunology.</p><br> <p>We seek a self-motived junior statistician to work on data analysis from clinical observational studies and national/international clinical trials of vaccines and infectious diseases. The postholder will contribute to the analysis of data from clinical trials and observational studies. This will include contributing to the development of data collection forms, conducting detailed analysis of data from clinical trials or observational studies, and contribute to protocol development and ethics committee submissions.</p><br> <p>To succeed in this post you will hold a degree in a relevant subject and a postgraduate degree in statistics, or a related subject and have excellent communication skills and a commitment to producing accurate and appropriate analyses in a timely fashion. Strong analytical skills, an enquiring and flexible attitude, and an interest in working collaboratively with researchers from different disciplines will also be important components for success.</p><br> <p>This is a full-time post located at the Centre for Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine at Churchill Hospital, Oxford OX3 7LE and is offered for 2 years in the first instance. For further details or an information discussion, please contact Dr Merryn Voysey using the contact details below.</p><br> <p>Only applications received before 12.00 midday on Thursday 12 March 2020 will be considered. Interviews will be held as soon as possible thereafter.</p> </div>

Research Assistant - Extracellular Vesicles for Dystrophin Delivery in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Closes: March 18, 2020, noon; salary: Grade 6: £29,176 – £34,804 p.a.

<div> <p></p><p>Applications are invited for a Research Assistant to collaborate in the project entitled &#8220;Extracellular vesicles for dystrophin delivery in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy&#8221;, under the direction of Professor Matthew Wood. The successful applicant will work with a postdoctoral research scientist, to generate and characterise extracellular vesicles and adeno-associated virus, perform a wide range of techniques to select lead compounds in vitro and test the lead candidates in vivo throughout the project.</p><br> <p>The postholder is expected to collect and analyse data independently, adapt existing and develop new experimental protocols and collaborate in the preparation of scientific reports, within the guidance provided by senior colleagues. The appointed candidate will also be expected to carry out collaborative projects, provide advice and guidance to research students, where appropriate and ensure that all work is conducted safely.</p><br> <p>The role requires the applicant to have a BSc or MSc degree in a relevant science subject, with relevant practical working experience in a laboratory. The applicant should be highly motivated and have the ability to communicate effectively with others, must have experience in general mammalian cell culture techniques and in a wide range of analytical tools of molecular biology (e.g. cloning, western blot, RT-qPCR). Knowledge in an area of research such as extracellular vesicles biology, nanotechnology, gene therapy or molecular medicine is extremely desirable. Experience with animal handling, administration of therapeutics into animals, techniques to isolate extracellular vesicles and AAV production are also extremely desirable.</p><br> <p>Applicants who fulfil the majority of the criteria are encouraged to apply. The post is offered full-time and fixed-term until 28 February 2022 funded by Muscular Dystrophy Association.</p><br> <p>The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Wednesday 18 March 2020. Interviews will be held as soon as possible thereafter.</p> </div>