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Vacancies within Nuffield Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

There are currently 2 vacancies within Nuffield Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology:

Title Closes Salary
Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Cellular Biology or Immunology May 31, 2017, noon Grade 7: £31,076 - £38,183 p.a.
Research Midwife/Nurse (or Senior Research Technician) May 31, 2017, noon Grade 7: £31,076 - £38,183 p.a. (pro rata for part-time)

Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Cellular Biology or Immunology

Closes: May 31, 2017, noon; salary: Grade 7: £31,076 - £38,183 p.a.

<div> <p></p><p>The Nuffield Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Cellular Biology or Immunology. As part of a recent strategic collaboration between the University of Oxford and the Bayer AG, you will conduct research in a project aiming to validate novel targets in the vasculature surrounding uterine fibroids. You will join a highly motivated interdisciplinary team of scientists and clinical researchers working in the field of reproductive medicine conducting research at the interface between academia and industry, with the central aim to identify new drug targets in an area of great unmet clinical need. You will benefit from state-of-the-art facilities and opportunities offered by the different collaborating departments and strong support for publication of the work in leading peer-reviewed journals.</p><br> <p>You will have a PhD (or close to completion) in cell biology, biochemistry, molecular biology, molecular medicine or immunology and you will be able to deliver high quality research outputs, as illustrated by at least two first author papers in a peer-reviewed journal. You will have good spoken and written communication skills as well as good organisational and time management skills. You will also be knowledgeable in endothelial cell biology in normal and pathological circumstances, ideally in normal and tumour vasculature biology, biology of inflammatory cells, cell isolation and culture techniques, confocal or multiphoton microscopy as well as bioinformatics skills and documented experience in the analysis of complex datasets.</p><br> <p>This post is full-time and fixed-term for 2 years in the first instance.</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 May 2017.</p> </div>

Research Midwife/Nurse (or Senior Research Technician)

Closes: May 31, 2017, noon; salary: Grade 7: £31,076 - £38,183 p.a. (pro rata for part-time)

<div> <p></p><p>The Nuffield Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology is looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and motivated Research Midwife, Nurse or Senior Research Technician to recruit to a collection of commercially and non-commercially funded studies recruiting or due to recruit in Oxford and associated hospitals. In particular, you will be part of a strategic program that investigates the role of inflammation in endometriosis and abnormal uterine bleeding in women with uterine fibroids. You will have a central role identifying and recruiting possible study participants, collecting biological samples and processing them according to standard operating procedures. You will also be responsible for maintaining study databases, supporting documentation and amendments of study protocols and fostering good working relationships within the team and with clinical staff.</p><br> <p>You will be an NMC Registered general midwife, adult nurse or an HCPC qualified senior operating department practitioner with relevant post registration/qualification experience and will show evidence of continuous professional/academic development, the ability to co-ordinate and manage nursing staff as well as experience of performing clinical assessments of patients. You will be able to develop and implement quality control processes, including the identification of issues in the collaborating centres (through effective communication) and suggesting of appropriate amendments, to ensure the collection of high quality data. You will have good interpersonal skills, be able to work independently and unsupervised and have accurate and systematic record-keeping.</p><br> <p>This post is full-time (although part-time may be considered) and fixed term until 30 June 2018 in the first instance.</p><br> <p>Please note that flexibility will be required, which will include weekend work and travel to alternative sites.</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 May 2017.</p> </div>