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Genotyping Research Technician

Applications for this vacancy closed on 29 February 2016 at 03:30PM
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"> <p></p><p>A technician is required to support and contribute to the research activity of a group within the Department of Pharmacology. The core duties of the post are routine molecular biology and colorimetric enzyme assay (for genotyping of mice), the results of which will influence the direction of research programmes. In addition, the postholder will be expected to take most of the responsibility for ensuring optimal management of the research group&#8217;s mouse colonies, including communicating with animal holding facilities and facilities access for other members of the group.</p><br><p>Experience of molecular biology techniques, such as PCR and genotyping, is an essential element of this role. A meticulous attention to detail and accurate record keeping are paramount, as is the ability to communicate results and other information in a clear, concise and timely manner to other members of the team. Candidates must be able to demonstrate a high degree of manual dexterity and evidence of routine technical support in a service oriented environment. A Home Office personal licence is also an essential criteria for this post.</p><br><p>The postholder will be expected to take full responsibility for maintaining all materials, including specifically designed primers, required for the assays and to manage their workload to ensure results are obtained and communicated at the earliest opportunity. Support for other members of the research group, particularly during staff absences, will be required on a regular basis.</p><br><p>Successful applicants should have demonstrable experience in practical laboratory support, be educated to at least BTEC/HNC level in biological subject, or equivalent, with a demonstrable interest/experience of practical molecular biology techniques. Graduates with practical experience and knowledge of molecular biology are encouraged to apply.</p><br><p>The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 29 February 2016.</p> </div>
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Department of Pharmacology, Mansfield Road, Oxford
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2016-02-29 15:30:00+00:00
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2016-02-12 09:00:00+00:00
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A technician is required to support and contribute to the research activity of
a group within the Department of Pharmacology. The core duties of the post are
routine molecular biology and colorimetric enzyme assay (for genotyping of
mice), the results of which will influence the direction of research
programmes. In addition, the postholder will be expected to take most of the
responsibility for ensuring optimal management of the research group’s mouse
colonies, including communicating with animal holding facilities and
facilities access for other members of the group.



Experience of molecular biology techniques, such as PCR and genotyping, is an
essential ...

A technician is required to support and contribute to the research activity of a group within the Department of Pharmacology. The core duties of the post are routine molecular biology and colorimetric enzyme assay (for genotyping of mice), the results of which will influence the direction of research programmes. In addition, the postholder will be expected to take most of the responsibility for ensuring optimal management of the research group’s mouse colonies, including communicating with animal holding facilities and facilities access for other members of the group.


Experience of molecular biology techniques, such as PCR and genotyping, is an essential ...

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Genotyping Research Technician
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