Plant Phenomics Technician

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Biological Sciences,Biology,Botany,Genetics,Molecular Biology and Biophysics,Computer Science,Computer Science,Information Systems

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Company: Rothamsted Research

Salary: £24,225 to £26,573 per annum

Hours: Full Time

Contract type: Permanent

Type / Role: Academic or Research

Phone: +44-1376 5492584

Fax: +44-1409 5658203

E-mail: N\A


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Overview of Role

The Department of Plant Sciences seek to employ a Research Technician to work on an exciting new BBSRC funded GCRF Foundation Award project ‘Genetic improvement of rice seed vigour for dry direct-seeded conditions’.  The post-holder will be responsible for phenotyping by imaging of rice seedlings. They will work closely with the post-doctoral researcher already in place and assist them in implementing a rice seedling imaging platform, acquisition and semi-automated analyses of images, extraction and curation of data.

The post-holder will have a degree in biological/computational sciences or a related discipline and experience in phenotyping and image analyses. Experience in basic molecular techniques is desirable. The successful candidate is expected to be an active participant in the research group and to coordinate with the external project partners, so a record of successful time and project management is essential. 

Interviews are likely to be held during the last week in September 2017. The post is available from 9 October 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter on a full-time basis for a fixed term until April 2019. Salary in the range of £24,225 - £26,573 per annum.

Please contact Dr Smita Kurup for informal enquiries: Email: [email protected], Tel: +44 (0) 1582 938 589

About The Company

Established in 1843, Rothamsted Research is one of the UK's leading Research Institutes delivering world class agricultural science.  Our commitment to learning and development, equality and diversity as well as creating a positive work life balance, enable a welcoming environment for all prospective employees.  We have an attractive benefits package including 25 days annual leave, a generous pension scheme and an attractive campus offering cultural and recreational activities.

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