Research Assistant - Plant Science

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Research Assistant - Plant Science

Job Location: Norwich, East Anglia

Job Salary: Competitive Dependent on Experience

Job Type: Full-time permanent

Job Benefits: Generous holidays, Pension, normal working hours

Our client, a company that specialises in plant sciences and molecular microbiology, are looking for a recent or experienced Molecular Biologist to join their team.

They are looking for someone educated to MSc level with experience in molecular biology techniques such as PCR, plasmid preparation and gel electrophoresis.

Job Responsibilities:

As a Research Assistant / Molecular Biologist, you will be on hand to assist with their daily work of developing novel precise genome platforms. You will be tasked with using lab techniques including PCR, sequencing, gel electrophoresis, cloning and potentially plant tissue culturing also. Other duties include results analysis, communicating observations to other scientists and maintaining the lab.

Job Requirements:


An MSc or PhD in Molecular Biology or Plant Science

Experience of molecular techniques covered at university inclusive of the ones mentioned above

Ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment

Experience of plant tissue culturing would be an advantage, but not essential