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All vacancies within Department of Oncology

There are currently 6 vacancies within Department of Oncology:

Title Closes Salary
GMP Facilities Manager July 4, 2019, noon Grade 7: £32,236 - £39,609 p.a.
Executive Officer - Research July 5, 2019, noon Grade 8: £40,792 - £48,677 p.a.
Finance Assistant July 12, 2019, noon Grade 4: £22,017 - £25,482 p.a..
Postdoctoral Researcher - STING Signalling July 19, 2019, noon Grade 7: £32,236 - £39,609 p.a.
Postdoctoral Researcher - Ionising Radiation July 24, 2019, noon Grade 7: £32,236 - £39,609 p.a.
Research Assistant in Functional Genomics July 31, 2019, noon Grade 6: £28,660 - £34,189 p.a.

GMP Facilities Manager

Closes: July 4, 2019, noon; salary: Grade 7: £32,236 - £39,609 p.a.

<div> <p></p><p>We have an exciting opportunity for a GMP Facilities Manager to provide building and facilities management (FM) and research laboratory support within the PET Radiopharmacy Oxford (PROx) Unit.</p><br> <p>It is expected that you will take responsibility and an active role in the development and maintenance of the FM processes and protocols, and in establishing and running the procedures for research laboratory support.</p><br> <p>You will be educated to at least A-level standard or equivalent, preferably in a science subject and will be able to demonstrate experience in managing facilities under GMP regulatory compliance or demonstrate equivalent experience working in another highly regulated environment, e.g. nuclear, automotive or food industry will be considered.</p><br> <p>You will also be able to demonstrate experience in managing HVAC, electrical systems, chillers and compressors through management of contractors. You will also be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills and attention to detail, have the ability to troubleshoot and problem solve and possess strong IT skills with a working knowledge of MS Office including Word and Excel.</p><br> <p>This is a full-time post, available for 3 years in the first instance.</p><br> <p>All applicants must complete an application form and upload a CV and supporting statement.</p><br> <p>The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 4 July 2019.</p> </div>

Executive Officer - Research

Closes: July 5, 2019, noon; salary: Grade 8: £40,792 - £48,677 p.a.

<div> <p></p><p>The Department of Oncology is seeking to appoint to the new role of Executive Officer (Research). Working with the Head of Department, the Director of the Oxford Institute for Radiation Oncology and senior administrators, the postholder will be responsible for developing and implementing the Department&#8217;s strategy to maximise the delivery of scientific research and teaching. The successful candidate will be proactive and experienced in administration, with a scientific background, who will support the senior leadership and management and the research community in the Department, to build a world class portfolio of basic and translational science.</p><br> <p>Applicants will have experience of working in a scientific environment and have a working knowledge of the process of applying for external grant funding, with an understanding of national and international funding and policy-making in a research arena. The postholder will be expected to represent the Department at national and international events.</p><br> <p>To apply for the post you will be able to demonstrate your ability to be able to work both independently and in a team; have effective communication skills to communicate complex topics to a wide range of audiences; and the skill to deliver multi-disciplinary projects.</p><br> <p>To succeed in the post you will be able to foster productive working relationships with all staff in the Department, the University and external organisations.</p><br> <p>A postgraduate qualification in a relevant science related discipline is an essential requirement of the role.</p><br> <p>This is a full-time post and is offered on a fixed-term basis for 3 years in the first instance.</p><br> <p>All applicants must complete an application form and submit a CV and supporting statement.</p><br> <p>The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Friday 5 July 2019. Interviews will take place on 1 August 2019.</p> </div>

Finance Assistant

Closes: July 12, 2019, noon; salary: Grade 4: £22,017 - £25,482 p.a..

<div> <p></p><p>The postholder will be a key member of the departmental Purchase to Pay (P2P) team working alongside a small team.</p><br> <p>As a Finance Assistant you will provide a valuable link between the research scientists and suppliers. The successful candidate will have a professional and methodical approach to tackling high levels of workload to strict deadlines and be confident with working under minimal supervision. Previous Oracle Financials experience would be advantageous for this role.</p><br> <p>This is a full-time post for a fixed-term of 3 years in the first instance.</p><br> <p>All applicants must complete an application form and a supporting statement.</p><br> <p>Applications must be received by 12.00 noon on Friday 12 July 2019.</p> </div>

Postdoctoral Researcher - STING Signalling

Closes: July 19, 2019, noon; salary: Grade 7: £32,236 - £39,609 p.a.

<div> <p></p><p>We are looking for a motivated Postdoctoral Researcher with expertise in molecular biology and in vivo experience to join a new lab under the leadership of Dr Eileen Parkes in the Old Road Campus Research Building. This position is full-time and available from September 2019. You will be part of an innovative project investigating the impact of STING signalling on tumour behaviour and response to therapy, with a key role in developing and characterising in vitro and in vivo models.</p><br> <p>As a member of a growing research team you will perform and manage your own academic research, contributing to the overall planning of the project and experimental design. You will work with other postdoctoral researchers, technicians, PhD and project students undertaking related projects, and contribute to their training. You will also have the opportunity to interact with scientists engaged in relevant areas of research in Oxford.</p><br> <p>After induction it will be important to be able to work without supervision, taking a structured and organised approach, combined with enthusiasm. Adaptability and willingness to tackle a variety of tasks and learn relevant new techniques will be beneficial.</p><br> <p>A PhD/DPhil in molecular biology related to oncology is essential for this role, along with demonstrable experience, ability and success in in vitro and in vivo studies, with a relevant publication record including first author publication(s). You will also be a personal licence holder and have demonstrable experience with relevant in vivo models, including subcutaneous, intraperitoneal and intravenous injections. Experience of working with ionising radiation will also be an essential requirement.</p><br> <p>This is a full-time post, fixed-term until 31 March 2022 in the first instance. All applicants must complete a short application form and upload a CV and supporting statement.</p><br> <p>The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Friday 19 July 2019.</p> </div>

Postdoctoral Researcher - Ionising Radiation

Closes: July 24, 2019, noon; salary: Grade 7: £32,236 - £39,609 p.a.

<div> <p></p><p>The postholder will report to Professor Amato Giaccia, Director of the Oxford Institute of Radiation Oncology and will be a member of a research group which will carry out research to understand the role of ionising radiation and hypoxia in modulating the immune response to tumours.</p><br> <p>Experience in tumour biology, immunology and molecular biology is essential. The postholder will also provide guidance to less experienced members of the research group, including other postdoctoral researchers, research assistants, technicians, and PhD and project students. You will be expected to adapt existing and develop new scientific techniques in immune cell analysis and experimental protocols in tumour immune biology, as well as contributing ideas for new research projects in how hypoxia inhibits the immune response.</p><br> <p>The postholder will hold (or be nearing completion) a relevant PhD/DPhil, together with relevant experience and will possess sufficient specialist knowledge in the discipline to work within established research programmes.</p><br> <p>This is a full-time post for a fixed-term of 2 years in the first instance.</p><br> <p>All applicants must complete a short application form and upload a CV and supporting statement.</p><br> <p>The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 24 July 2019.</p> </div>

Research Assistant in Functional Genomics

Closes: July 31, 2019, noon; salary: Grade 6: £28,660 - £34,189 p.a.

<div> <p></p><p>An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Research Assistant in Functional Genomics, working under the direct supervision of Dr Benjamin Fairfax, who has extensive experience in functional genomics and human immunology in healthy volunteers and cancer patients. The Fairfax group&#8217;s research programme has three complementary themes: Genomic and transcriptomic predictors of response to cancer immunotherapy; eQTL analyses with specific reference to cell type and environment; DNA methylation across conditions</p><br> <p>The successful candidate will play a key role in this research, coordinating sample collection, resource allocation, experimentation and assisting in the development of new data and approaches. Additionally, you will work with collaborating NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre (OxBRC) researchers in the fields of both autoimmunity and cancer treatment.</p><br> <p>You will require a good undergraduate degree in genetics, biochemistry, molecular biology or related field. You will also require relevant experience in tissue culture, standard molecular biology techniques and immunological assays. A good publication record and experience of next generation sequencing and functional genomic protocols will be advantageous.</p><br> <p>This is a full-time post for a fixed-term of 2 years in the first instance.</p><br> <p>All applicants must complete a short application form and upload a CV and supporting statement.</p><br> <p>The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 31 July 2019. Interviews are scheduled for 14 August 2019.</p> </div>