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Technician Position in Molecular Genetics of Disease Resistance

Technician Position in Molecular Genetics of Disease Resistance

The Sainsbury Laboratory, United Kingdom


A position is available in the 2Blades group of Peter van Esse at The Sainsbury Laboratory to join ongoing projects. Using state-of-the-art techniques, you will be involved in the identification of novel resistance genes effective against major diseases of crops. The successful candidate will have significant responsibility to support researchers with the various experimental and technical challenges within the project. We seek an individual with outstanding talent and abilities in molecular biology who has an eagerness to work as part of a collaborative, multi-functional, international team. The successful candidate has an interest in plants and a desire to see research outcomes reach practical application. The successful candidate has excellent interpersonal skills and a talent for organization. A BSc in biology, chemistry, biochemistry or biotechnology is required. In addition, experience in molecular cloning techniques, DNA extraction, DNA amplification, chemical safety and lab journal documentation are required. Knowledge of plant transformation techniques, KASP genotyping and agronomic knowledge will be highly advantageous. Salary will be within the technical staff Grade 5 Technical Staff scale between £21,585 and £24,983; however, the appointment level will reflect qualifications, skills, knowledge and achievements. The position is available for two years in the first instance from 1 April 2018.


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The Sainsbury Laboratory, UK
Until filled

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