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Vacancies within Nuffield Department of Women's and Reproductive Health

There are currently 2 vacancies within Nuffield Department of Women's and Reproductive Health:

Title Closes Salary
Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Cellular Biology or Immunology Sept. 16, 2019, noon Grade 7: £31,076 - £38,183 with a discretionary range to £43,267 p.a.
Research Midwife Sept. 16, 2019, noon Grade 6: £28,660 - £34,189 with a discretionary range to £37,345 p.a.

Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Cellular Biology or Immunology

Closes: Sept. 16, 2019, noon; salary: Grade 7: £31,076 - £38,183 with a discretionary range to £43,267 p.a.

<div> <p></p><p>The University of Oxford and the Bayer AG have recently entered into the second phase of a strategic collaboration to identify and validate novel drug targets for endometriosis and uterine fibroids and PCOS. Bayer AG are a world leader in the field of hormonal contraception and a pioneer in women's healthcare focusing on innovations in contraception and gynaecological therapies.</p><br> <p>The Nuffield Department of Women&#8217;s &amp; Reproductive Health are seeking a Postdoctoral Research Assistant to conduct research in a project aiming to validate novel targets in the vasculature surrounding uterine fibroids. The newly developed PCOS strategy will allow further investigation of molecular and genetic pathways. The successful candidate 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. They will benefit from state-of-the-art facilities and opportunities offered by the different collaborating departments. Publication of the work in leading peer-reviewed journals is strongly encouraged by all parties of the collaboration.</p><br> <p>The postholder will hold a PhD (or close to completion) in cell biology, biochemistry, molecular biology, molecular medicine or immunology. The capacity to deliver high quality research outputs, as illustrated by at least two first author papers in a peer-reviewed journal is also essential. The postholder will also have good spoken and written communication skills, be self-motivated with good organisation and time management skills, have the ability to work independently within multi-disciplinary teams and be able to work well under pressure.</p><br> <p>This post will be based at Level 3, Women&#8217;s Centre, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headington, Oxford.</p><br> <p>This post is full-time and fixed-term for 2 years. Applications for flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.</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 Monday 16 September 2019.</p> </div>

Research Midwife

Closes: Sept. 16, 2019, noon; salary: Grade 6: £28,660 - £34,189 with a discretionary range to £37,345 p.a.

<div> <p></p><p>The Nuffield Department of Women&#8217;s and Reproductive Health is seeking an experienced, enthusiastic and motivated Midwife to work in the department on NIHR portfolio research. NIHR portfolio studies are high-quality clinical research studies that are eligible for support from the NIHR Clinical Research Network in England.</p><br> <p>Working under the supervision of the OSPREA and Gynaecology Clinical Research Manager and alongside NIHR portfolio midwives, you will be responsible for facilitating NIHR portfolio recruitment in the area of reproductive health. The postholder will contribute to the set-up, overseeing, co-ordination and facilitation of a caseload of concurrent NIHR CRN portfolio research studies. In addition to clinical and patient related tasks, this role includes document generation and control, project tracking and logistics, data collection and patient recruitment accrual reporting as well as trial management responsibilities.</p><br> <p>The postholder will provide specialist advice to participants on all aspects of their involvement in trials, including identification, advising and proper reporting of any adverse events. The postholder will contribute to development of the speciality service to trial participants and ensure cost effective use of resources.</p><br> <p>You will be a registered general midwife with an extensive midwifery background. Knowledge of trials regulations and regulatory processes is also essential. You will possess good interpersonal skills, good written and oral communication skills and have the ability to work independently and unsupervised. The postholder will also be accurate, computer literate, highly organised with a methodological approach to work and be able to maintain confidentiality.</p><br> <p>This post will be based at The Women's Centre, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford.</p><br> <p>This post is full-time and fixed-term for 1 year in the first instance. Applications for flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.</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 Monday 16 September 2019.</p> </div>