Research Scientist and Project Manager in Genomics of Immunity
Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, Roosevelt Drive, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7BN
Grade 7: Salary in the range £30,434 - £34,233 p.a.
Applications are invited for the position of Research Scientist and Project Manager in Genomics of Immunity. You will join an exciting new research programme to understand pathogenesis and improve treatment of patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) using an integrated functional immunogenomics approach. This research will build on recent success in genome-wide association studies of AS to now fine-map associations and establish function for disease associated genetic variants in a disease context, defining mechanistic links with particular gene(s) and pathways that can be taken forward as potential drug targets.
We are seeking an exceptional individual, who is motivated to excel in both wet lab genomic research at the bench and in facilitating project delivery. You will have a PhD in genetics, biochemistry, molecular biology or a related field, or evidence of substantial relevant expertise and laboratory management experience. This is an opportunity to perform outstanding genomics research in a world-leading institute and develop your management and people skills, building on your track record of scientific excellence, outstanding communication skills, experience of supervision, effective team working and relevant laboratory experience.
The position is funded by Arthritis Research UK and is fixed term for 5 years.
To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and a person specification, please click on the link below:
Only applications received before 12:00 midday on Friday 27th February 2015 will be considered.
Please quote ref. 116888 on all correspondence. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.