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Senior Research Laboratory Technician (Fixed Term)

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on Sep 09, 2016.

This position is part of an established research group led by Chris Jiggins in the Department of Zoology.

We are looking for an experienced technician to provide highly skilled technical assistance for a research project on the genomics of divergence and speciation funded by European Research Council (ERC). The post-holder will lead the production of high quality libraries for genome sequencing.

She or he will perform experiments to optimise library preparation and sequencing quality and assist in the initial stages of bioinformatics analysis of the data, including assessment of data quality. The post-holder will also carry out routine DNA extraction and sample preparation associated with this project.

The post-holder will be responsible for general laboratory management. She or he will be the key person for ensuring that the laboratory infrastructure and resources are maintained in the most productive manner, and will liaise between the laboratory and other research groups, and core department staff.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for up to 31.7 months.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please quote reference PF10105 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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