Research Associate (maternity cover)
Short info about job
Company: University of Bristol
Department: School of Biological Sciences
Salary: £32,548 to £36,613 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Type / Role: Academic or Research
Phone: +44-1427 8345733
Fax: +44-1406 1379028
Detail information about job Research Associate (maternity cover). Terms and conditions vacancy
Experienced Postdoctoral Researcher (Maternity Cover) – to carry out research on the wheat genome with the aim of developing modified CRISPR/CAS9 technology to increase the rate of meiotic recombination with the aim of improving the breeding process.
An experienced postdoctoral researcher is required to cover maternity leave on a project designed to develop and utilise CRISPR/CAS9 technology to modify the frequency and location of cross overs in wheat meiocytes. In addition, the appointed person will also be involved in various projects designed to develop new and efficient procedures to genotype wheat. In all cases the job holder will be required to interact with a range of Bristol researchers and researchers from a number of other institutes including various commercial wheat breeders. As such the appointed person must be willing to both carry out laboratory work and present their work at various national and international meetings.
The post is for a maximum of 12 months in the first instance. Informal enquiries can be made to Professor Keith Edwards ([email protected]).
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