Research Technician

Location
United Kingdom
Posted
Jun 13, 2018
Closes
Aug 31, 2018
Organization Type
University and College
Hours
Full Time
To undertake, assist and support research activities within the established research project entitled: “ Toll and kinase-less Trk receptors in concert drive a novel mechanism of structural synaptic plasticity”, led by Dr Alicia Hidalgo (Principal Investigator, University of Birmingham) and funded by the BBSRC. • First degree or equivalent professional qualification in an appropriate science subject (e.g. Life Sciences/Biological Sciences/Genetics/Cell Biology/Neuroscience/Chemistry/Biochemistry/Mathematics or related disciplines).

• Understanding of fundamental biological concepts and numeracy essential to carry out the research

• Practical knowledge of technical and scientific methods

• Ability to carry out and learn further laboratory techniques to deliver competently on project aims

• Prior laboratory work experience

• Experience working with Drosophila would be desirable

• Good organisation skills

• Ability to organise and manage own work load and demonstrate flexibility in terms of work practices/ requirements

• Ability to work under minimal supervision but function as part of a team

• Ability to support, train or supervise others in laboratory methods (e.g. undergraduate students)

• Computer skills in commonly used software packages

 

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