Molecular Biology Research Technician

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West Midlands, South West
West Midlands
£15,500 to £16,000 per annum
SCI Recruitment for Scientists
Job Ref:

Molecular Biology Research Technician

Ref: 19573


My client are a well known and highly respected food research institute, seeking a research technician to work in their microbiology department.

The bulk of the work carried out in the department is the invesitgation of product shelf-lives, predictive modelling of microbe growth and challenge testing on a wide range of organisms relevant within the food industry.


The successful candidate will have:

•           A strong interest in science with an aptitude to learn new skills

•           A good standard of general education and computer literacy

•           Strong communication skills and fluency in English

•           A UK Driving license is essential due to the site of work


During employment the technician will be given the opportunity to learn skills in the following and other techniques:

•           Sample preparation

•           DNA Extraction

•           RNA extraction

•           Next generation sequencing (NGS)

•           Use of standard molecular biology equipment

•           General food spoilage and food safety research

•           Sample receipt and preparation for culture – independent analysis

•           Ability to work within the requirements of recognised quality systems e.g. UKAS. ISO 9000


Role type: Permanent

Location: Southern West Midlands

Salary: £16,000 per annum


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SCI Recruitment for Scientists
Tel: 01606 818290
Contact: Tom Lester

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