Research Assistant in Bone Oncology

  • Full Time
  • Oxford
  • Posted 4 months ago
  • 25000 AED / Month

University of Oxford - Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences

Research Assistant in Bone Oncology

About the role

We are looking for a Research Assistant to work in the Bone Oncology Research Group, led by Prof. Claire Edwards. You will be based in the Botnar Research Centre, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford as your normal place of work. A major focus of the group is the role of the host microenvironment in tumour growth and the associated bone disease. You will work as part of an enthusiastic team on a project investigating metabolic crosstalk in the prostate cancer-bone microenvironment, identifying key mechanisms controlling prostate cancer bone metastasis.

About you

It is essential that you hold a degree in a medical/biological subject or equivalent, and have previous research experience, ideally in a similar research field. Experience with murine models and cell biology techniques are essential, and experience with prostate cancer cells or bone cells is highly desirable. Good organisational skills, inter-personal skills and the ability to work collaboratively as part of a team are essential.

This part-time post is available immediately and is part-time (50% FTE) until 16th January 2026 in the first instance.

Application Process

If you would like to discuss this role please contact Prof. Edwards at

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to upload a supporting statement, setting out how you meet the selection criteria, curriculum vitae and the names and contact details of two referees as part of your online application. Please quote reference NDSA875 on all correspondence.

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