Postgraduate Research Assistant ~

18 de agosto de 2004

Postgraduate Research Assistant

Wellcome Trust Centre For Human Genetics
University of Oxford
Academic-Related Research Staff Grade Ib: Salary £19,460 - £24,820 P.A.: Applications are invited for a post-graduate research assistant to work on a project entitled the Long Range Haplotype and Sequence Analysis on a DNA Chip. The project is an extension of work already being undertaken in the group of Dr Kalim Mir, which involves the use of single molecule technologies for genomic studies. The person appointed should have a strong knowledge in at least one of the following areas: molecular biology, microscopy, instrumentation design and programming. They should also have an interest in nanotechnology and human genetics/genomics with a desire and willingness to acquire and develop their skills and knowledge in these areas. He/she will be involved in their own hands-on research within the context of an overall team and will contribute to instrumentation set-up and the day-to-day running and maintenance. The successful candidate should have a BSc degree or MSc or equivalent in a scientific/engineering subject and at least one years experience in one of the above techniques. They should also be highly motivated and adaptable with a willingness to tackle a variety of tasks to help the group compete effectively in an emerging research area. The position is available for 18 months in the first instance and is funded by the Wellcome Trust. A detailed job description quoting reference H5-04-032-KM is available from the Personnel Administrator (tel: 01865 287508, email:, web page: Please send a curriculum vitae and a letter of application with the names and addresses of two referees to the Personnel Administrator, Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, Roosevelt Drive, Oxford OX3 7BN or by email: or fax: 01865 287516 quoting the above reference number. The closing date for applications is 10 September 2004.

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