Molecular Biology Research Technician

Recruiter
SCI Recruitment for Scientists
Location
West Midlands
Salary
From £15,000 to £16,000 per annum depending on skills and experience
Posted
29 Jul 2017
Closes
21 Aug 2017
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time
Molecular Biology Research TechnicianRef: 19573
My client are a well known and highly respected food research institute, seeking a research technician to work in their microbiology department.
The bulk of the work carried out in the department is the invesitgation of product shelf-lives, predictive modelling of microbe growth and challenge testing on a wide range of organisms relevant within the food industry.
The successful candidate will have:•A strong interest in science with an aptitude to learn new skills•A good standard of general education and computer literacy•Strong communication skills and fluency in English•A UK Driving license is essential due to the site of work
During employment the technician will be given the opportunity to learn skills in the following and other techniques:•Sample preparation•DNA Extraction•RNA extraction•Next generation sequencing (NGS)•Use of standard molecular biology equipment•General food spoilage and food safety research•Sample receipt and preparation for culture – independent analysis•Ability to work within the requirements of recognised quality systems e.g. UKAS. ISO 9000
Role type: PermanentLocation: Southern West MidlandsSalary: £16,000 per annum
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