Research Technician (fixed term)

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Posting date: 20 January 2020
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 19 February 2020
Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Company: The University of Nottingham
Job type: Temporary
Job reference: MED503319

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An opportunity has arisen for a research technician within the School of Veterinary Medicine and Science. The post is funded by Innovate UK Agri-Tech Catalyst Agriculture and Food Systems Innovation grant. Developed in partnership with KALRO (Kenya Agricultural Livestock Research Organization) and the ADAS Biotechnology Team, which is embedded in the University of Nottingham School of Veterinary Medicine and Science, the aim of the project is to develop improved tests for detection of Rift Valley fever virus antibodies in livestock.

Candidates for this post should possess an HNC or equivalent and have substantial work experience in a relevant role.

Applicants should have skills in cell culture, standard molecular biology techniques, phage display technologies, immunoassays and be able to undertake bioinformatics analysis.

This is a full-time, fixed-term position available until 30 June 2021. Applications for job share will be accepted.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Janet Daly, email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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