Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Molecular Biology (project NanoZoo)

Oxford Brookes University

We wish to appoint an enthusiastic researcher, on the postdoctoral or equal degree, to affix an thrilling new challenge NanoZoo that includes collaboration with tutorial and business companions throughout Europe below the ERA NET ICRAD scheme (  The challenge goals to make use of the baculovirus expression system to provide floor antigens of viral pathogens of livestock (chickens and pigs) to develop novel vaccines.  Inside the UK, the challenge workforce includes Oxford Brookes Insect Virus Analysis Group and OBU spin-out firm Oxford Expression Applied sciences working in shut collaboration to specific goal proteins and optimize circumstances for gene expression together with promoter evaluation.  Companions in Europe will undertake vaccine growth and analysis.

The challenge supplies the chance to work throughout disciplines, with business and to attend conferences with companions in Europe in addition to current outcomes at conferences.

Funding is offered from Autumn 2023 till 31 January 2026.

We provide: 

•        Wage at grade 7 or 8 in accordance with {qualifications} and expertise

•        Alternative to be concerned in a challenge with European companions growing vaccines for necessary animal ailments

•        Multi-disciplinary and business expertise

•        Expertise of working in thrilling workforce surroundings gaining new abilities in cell tradition, gene expression and protein evaluation

•        Alternative to attend and current at NanoZoo and different conferences/conferences.

•        38 days vacation (this consists of 13 Financial institution Holidays and Concessionary Days)

•        Wonderful advantages:

We’re in search of an enthusiastic researcher: 

•        With a PhD or equal expertise (grade 7) in biosciences or with prior related postdoctoral expertise (grade 8)

•        With information and expertise of molecular biology/cell biology – keen and capable of study new abilities – coaching could be supplied in insect cell tradition and the baculovirus system.

•        Capable of work independently but in addition as a part of a workforce

•        Capable of supervise junior members of the workforce or challenge college students (grade 8).

Casual enquires welcome – please contact Professor Linda King by e mail: [email protected]  

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