Experimental Officer for High Throughput Robotics Platforms

Closing Date : 03/12/2017
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Duration : starting 1st December 2017 to 30th November 2018
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Science & Engineering
School/Directorate : School of Chemistry
Division : -
Hours Per week : Full Time
Salary : £31,604 to £38,833 per annum
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Job Reference : S&E-10951

We are looking for an ambitious Experimental Officer to maintain, develop and extend our state of the art High Throughput Robotics platforms to engineer biology at the genome scale. As a member of the Cai lab, you will be responsible for overseeing the synthetic biology automation system. You will work on multiple synthetic biology projects working closely with members of the SYNBIOCHEM centre and members from the Cai lab.

You will also work closely with the other senior technology leads to ensure the timely and appropriate flow of data and protocols across the platforms to drive forward the Centre’s scientific vision. A strong ethos for team-based working will be essential for the smooth integration and delivery of the scientific projects across the technology platforms. Applications are welcome from engineers and developers of robotics technology platforms and/or users of HTP capabilities in the context of SynBio.

The School of Chemistry is strongly committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN Charter for gender equality in higher education.  The School holds a Silver Award which recognises their good practice in relation to gender; including flexible working arrangements, family-friendly policies, and support to allow staff to achieve a good work-life balance.  We particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit.  For further information, please visit http://www.chemistry.manchester.ac.uk/about-us/athena-swan/

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Manager: Professor Patrick Cai

Email: yizhi.cai@manchester.ac.uk

General enquiries:

Email: hrservices@manchester.ac.uk

Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:

Email: universityofmanchester@helpmeapply.co.uk

Tel: 0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

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