Laboratory technician

The successful candidate will be required to support the activities of the vector molecular biology group at The Pirbright Institute. The group uses genetically modified mosquitoes to analyse the function of genes involved in development, with the purpose of identifying targets for novel mosquito control approaches.The post holder will be involved in selecting, maintaining and crossing multiple strains of mosquitoes and in various molecular laboratory-based duties, such as assisting in construction and purification of plasmids and RNA templates.

The role requires intermittent work in laboratory environment at temperature of up to 27°C and humid conditions, with occasional working hours at weekends.

Reference: 
17P-94
Published: 
Mon, 02/10/2017
Applications end: 
Sun, 22/10/2017
Contract length: 
Part time, 18.5 hours per week, fixed term until 30 September 2020
Salary: 
Band B; from £10,785 (£21,570 FTE) with higher numeration considered depending on experience and qualifications
Department: 
Vector Molecular Biology Group
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