The Department of Zoology is looking to recruit a Research Technician to work 3 days a week (60% FTE) to provide support for researchers working on the evolutionary ecology of insect-bacterial interactions and the genomics of speciation. The work will involve laboratory and field experiments, including routine molecular biology work. The technician will contribute to the day-to-day running of the research laboratory, including rearing insects, helping carry out laboratory and field experiments, and performing routine molecular biological procedures (e.g. DNA extraction, PCR).
The successful candidate will have relevant laboratory experience and be able to work as an enthusiastic member of a small team. (The successful candidate will have good written and oral communication skills, as well good planning and organisational abilities. Experience in working as a technician in a project requiring related skills would be an advantage.
This post is available from the beginning of April on a fixed-term basis until 31 December 2018, all informal enquiries can be made through Ailsa Mclean using the email address below.
Applications for this vacancy are to be made online.
The vacancy will close at 12.00 midday on 16 March 2018.
Apply now: https://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk/pls/hrisliverecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.d...