We are seeking an enthusiastic, mature and motivated scientist with experience in membrane biochemistry and biophysics and an ability to work to the highest standards. Previous experience in the field using lipid nano-particles, biophysical quantitation of spectroscopic, microscopic and chemical analysis, as well as binding data, is essential.
The applicant must possess a PhD/DPhil in a relevant area and have the ability to work closely with others as part of a team, while taking personal responsibility for assigned tasks. An ability to organise work time efficiently and to deliver high quality results to a required standard schedule, is expected, with a responsible, methodical and meticulous approach to working in the laboratory. Publications record will be assessed in the selection process.
This full-time post is funded by MRC (under the Confidence in Concept programme) for up to 9 months in the first instance, and is based in the Department of Biochemistry, South Parks Road, Oxford, under the direct supervision of Professor Anthony Watts, with collaborations in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford and Malvern Cosmeceuticals, Worcester.
The actual starting salary offered will be based on qualifications and relevant skills acquired and will also be determined by the funding available.
For further general information, phone 01865 613204, quoting reference number BR/607.
The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday on Wednesday 30 April 2014, with interviews for shortlisted candidates as soon as possible thereafter.