Puesto permanente en el Zoo de Edimburgo como técnico en genómica (genética aplicada a la conservación) ~ Bioblogia.net

28 de abril de 2023

Puesto permanente en el Zoo de Edimburgo como técnico en genómica (genética aplicada a la conservación)

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The charity that owns both RZSS Edinburgh Zoo and RZSS Highland Wildlife Park is looking for a committed, compassionate, and conservation-minded individual to join their expert staff team. RZSS aims to connect people with nature and safeguard species from extinction, a mission that sees us work both here in Scotland and in over 20 countries around the world. From inspiring the next generation about wildlife in our parks to protecting chimpanzees in the Ugandan rainforest; looking after some of the world's most endangered species to saving the Scottish wildcat, RZSS is making a huge difference and we need your help to continue to grow.

The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland's Wild Genes team are looking for a dedicated Genomics Technician (Conservation Genetics). Based at Edinburgh Zoo, the team uses genetic data to inform the conservation of 10-15 species annually. This role will involve performing a range of molecular techniques to deliver quality data to the Wild Genes analysis team. Reporting to the Senior laboratory technician, you will be expected to maintain an organised laboratory environment and co-ordinate your lab work on multiple conservation projects. You will be expected to work closely with any students utilising the genetic lab; the analysis team; and our biobank. It is a full-time permanent role working 37.5 hours per week.

Who we are looking for:
The successful candidate will hold a BSc in a relevant scientific discipline or job experience in a relevant scientific role. They will need knowledge of standard molecular genetic laboratory techniques, be able to communicate well with visiting researchers/students, have experience of PCR based molecular genetic techniques and experience of DNA extraction.

The position sits within Band D (£26,610 - £30,592 Per Annum)

For full information on how to apply, please visit the RZSS vacancy page and follow the instructions

Closing date: Thursday 4th May 2023.

Invitation to interview will be by email/phone and interviews will take place during the week beginning 22nd May 2023.

For any questions and queries, please email Elizabeth Heap at eheap@rzss.org.uk quoting "Genomics Technician" as the subject.

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