Research Assistant on "Integrated Scientific Modelling and Lab Automation for Molecular Programming”

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Oxford, ENGLAND
Deadline: 02 Mar 2020

We have an exciting opportunity for a full-time Research Assistant on the project: Integrated Scientific Modelling and Lab Automation for Molecular Programming, working with Professor Luca Cardelli, and sponsored by a Royal Society Research Professorship, for a period of up to 30 March 2021. This is an ideal opportunity for recent MSc graduate to further develop their abilities, increase their visibility, and build on their academic prole. The position is to be held at the Computer Science Department, University of Oxford, between 1 April 2020 and 30 March 2021.

More information about activities in molecular programming, as well as modelling, verification and synthesis for DNA computing can be found here:

You should have a masters degree in computer science, mathematics or related discipline, together with demonstrable experience in two or more of: molecular programming, formal methods, and real analysis. You should also have the ability to manage your own academic research and associated activities, and you would be required to publish papers and have a documented track record of the ability to conduct research projects. The post, which is a full-time appointment, is funded by The Royal Society.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 2 March 2020. Interviews are expected to be held around 16 March 2020.

We would particularly welcome applications from women and black and minority ethnic applicants who are currently under-represented within the Computer Science Department.

Our staff and students come from all over the world and we proudly promote a friendly and inclusive culture. Diversity is positively encouraged, through diversity groups and champions, for example , as well as a number of family-friendly policies, such as the right to apply for flexible working and support for staff returning from periods of extended absence, for example maternity leave.

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