Reference: A3931Description: The Faculty of Science & Environment, School of Biological Sciences wish to appoint a Senior Technician to support work in the subject areas of Molecular Ecology and Animal Behaviour. This is a fixed term contract for 37hrs per week to provide maternity cover from 22/10/14 until 19/1/15 with a potential to extend to 23/4/15. You will work closely within a team of four technicians based in the Davy Building. Duties will include support for practical classes and research projects. Techniques routinely in use in the Molecular Ecology Lab include RNA extraction and gene sequencing. Experience with the taxonomy of terrestrial and aquatic invertebrates and techniques used in the study of animal behaviour would also be an advantage. You will be well-motivated, conscientious, have had previous lab experience and will be educated to degree level or equivalent.
Contact for informal discussion: Dr Andrew Kent, Faculty Technical Manager, on email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 01752 584541
This is a full-time post working 37 hours per week on a fixed-term basis to cover a period of maternity leave.
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Region: Location: PlymouthSalary: £24057 to £27864 pa - Grade 5Package: Full-time, Fixed-term
Posted 106 days ago