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Chief Research Laboratory Technician


The purpose of the role is to support the research of Dr Kristian Franze on a project which focusses on the role of mechanical signals in neuronal growth. The role will involve various molecular biology techniques including cloning and sub-cloning of genes, RNA and DNA purification, in-situ hybridisation, PCR, transgenics and knockouts as well as helping to manage the day-to-day running of the laboratory.

The successful candidate should have an HNC (or equivalent level) qualification in a biological subject. Previous laboratory experience is essential, particularly in molecular biology and genetic engineering. Very strong and relevant techniques would be highly preferred

Limited funding: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.

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.

If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

Deadline for applications is Tuesday 21 August 2018.

Please quote reference PM16386 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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