Research Technician

University of Manchester
£22,494 to £25,298 per annum
15 Apr 2017
15 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We seek an enthusiastic individual to play an important role in projects investigating the mechanisms that instruct formation of the outflow tract of the heart and the great vessels in Vertebrates.

This work will use next-generation sequencing (ChIP-seq and RNA-seq) and conventional molecular and developmental techniques to identify distant-acting regulatory elements in a developmental time course of mouse and human embryogenesis.

The laboratory is part of a larger research group using genomic approaches to study gene regulation and is located in a cutting-edge multidisciplinary centre for biomedical research.

You will possess either a HNC or a degree in a biological science and substantial relevant experience of working in a research laboratory. You will be required to provide technical support with minimal supervision, in a range of project specific research activities including: the running and trouble shooting of experiments; the maintenance, use and teaching of research associated equipment. You will also assist team members in ensuring that staff and students operate safe working practices ensuring health and safety compliance within the laboratories.

Candidates who are short-listed for interview for this position will be subject to pre-employment screening carried out on our behalf by a third party. Any subsequent offer of employment will be dependent on the candidate passing that screening. Whilst you will be required to provide express consent at a later stage, by continuing with your application now you acknowledge that you are aware that such screening will take place, and agree to take part in the process.

Please note that if you do not have permission to work in the UK, the University of Manchester will not be able to obtain a Certificate of Sponsorship for you to take up this position. All non EU/EEA candidates must have valid immigration status and/or a UK visa valid for the duration of the contract in order to be considered for this appointment.

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