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Research Assistant (Fixed Term)

This position will be primarily responsible for application mammalian molecular genetics techniques supporting a range of projects being carried out in Professor Anne Ferguson-Smith's research group. Experience in molecular biology including genotyping, epigenetic analysis and qPCR is preferred. Other duties also include purchasing laboratory reagents and contributing to the safe maintenance of a busy laboratory.

You should have a BSc or equivalent degree in a relevant biological subject. Good communication skills are essential as is the ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team. Excellent organisation and record keeping skills are essential.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 12 months in the first instance.

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

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Please quote reference PC15718 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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