We are looking for an organised and enthusiastic research technician to join Professor St Johnston’s research group at the Gurdon Institute. The group works on how epithelial cells polarise using Drosophila as the model organism.
The post holder will be responsible for maintaining the fly stocks for the group and helping with research projects, so candidates should have experience of working with Drosophila. The ideal candidate will be organised and methodical with an HNC, first degree (or equivalent) in a biological science subject and should have some experience of working in a research laboratory. They will also be involved in the day-to-day running of the lab. Excellent communication skills are essential as the role involves working with all members of the group. Good IT skills are also required.
Although this is a full-time position, we welcome applications from part-time candidates and would consider a job-share, should two suitable candidates apply. Closing date 12th January 2018
Applications should be submitted through http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/15907/