Research Technician, University of Nottingham

Nottingham, ENGLAND | about 2 years ago | The position may have been removed or expired!


Research Technician
Reference
SCI1187
Closing Date
Tuesday, 18th September 2012
Job Type
Technical Services
Department
School of Biosciences
Salary
£21171 to £25251 per annum

School of Biosciences - Division of Food Science

Research Technician (fixed-term)

£21,171 - £25,251 per annum depending on skills & experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance

Applications are invited for the above post based at the Sutton Bonington Campus, the University of Nottingham, which is one of the host institutes for the £27m BBSRC Sustainable Bioenergy Centre (BSBEC). The programme at Nottingham focuses on overcoming the problems associated with the conversion of lignocellulosic plant cell walls to fuels such as ethanol, incorporating life cycle analysis and social and economic impacts of this technology.

The successful candidate will be required to support research into the conversion of inedible plant materials into ethanol. Experience in molecular biology, microbiology or fermentation will be an advantage.

Candidates should have a minimum of an HNC (or equivalent) and substantive work experience or extensive work experience in a similar technical role. Knowledge of biotechnology techniques including fermentations will be an advantage. Candidates should be flexible, enthusiastic, able to use their own initiative and capable of working from standard methods of analysis and verbal instructions.

This post will be offered on a fixed-term contract from 1 October 2012 until 30 November 2014.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Chief Technician Andrea Haase, tel: 0115 951 6226 or
email: andrea.haase@nottingham.ac.uk  or Senior Research Fellow Dr Trevor Phister, tel: 0115
9584142 or email: trevor.phister@nottingham.ac.uk Please note that applications sent directly to these email addresses will not be accepted.
 

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