Research Assistant in Animal Welfare Science
University of Oxford, Department of Experimental Psychology
United Kingdom

Research Assistant in Animal Welfare Science

Department of Experimental Psychology, Tinsley Building, Oxford

Grade 6: £28,660 - £34,189 p.a.

Applications are invited from enthusiastic and motivated graduates to join a dedicated animal welfare science research group working with non-human primates to examine brain functions in complex behaviour with the aim of assessing and improving physiological and psychological wellbeing of animals involved in neuroscience studies.


This work brings together groups from the Department of Experimental Psychology, the Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, and the Department of Biomedical Services. The postholder will be responsible for data analysis and data modelling, supporting the group in undertaking complex welfare assessments and providing general laboratory assistance.


The post is funded until 30 April 2020.


Candidates must hold a BSc in a relevant subject and/or experience working with laboratory animals. Evidence of care in following established work procedures and requirements of Home Office licenses as well as skills in data analysis, excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential for this role. Good IT skills and a willingness to work unusual hours when occasionally required would be an advantage.


If you are interested in this role and have the skills and experience we are looking for, please apply online. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your application.


The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday on 16 January 2019.


Contact Person :

Vacancy ID : 138630

Contact Phone : 01865 271444

Closing Date : 16-Jan-2019

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