Finishers positions available at HGMP-RC

Mr.M.R.M.Botcherby mrbotche at hgmp.mrc.ac.uk
Wed Jan 24 08:02:30 EST 2001


The HGMP Resource Centre, located on the Genome
Campus in Hinxton, near Cambridge, is playing a
central role in a large scale UK-wide Comparative
Genomics Project. The project is described at
www.hgmp.mrc.ac.uk/Research/mouse_sequencing.html

Sequence Finishing Team Leader
Ref: HGMP/0101/9

The successful candidate will lead a close-knit team
of 5 finishers involved in all stages of the genomic
sequence contiguating and editing. Furthermore he/she
will liaise closely with the sequencing team leader,
the computing support team and report to the group
leader. X-windows applications form the mainstay of
the job but laboratory work will also be involved.

The post requires a good knowledge of all aspects of
genome sequencing; with experience in finishing also
being an advantage. Good people management skills are
essential.

The starting salary is likely to be in the range of
20,000 - 24,000 GBP per annum (MRC Pay Band 4)
depending on qualifications and previous experience.

DNA Sequence Editor/Finisher
Ref: HGMP/101/14

We are looking for one more finisher to complete our
team at the HGMP Resource Centre.

Your role would be to assemble and edit sequence to
99.99% accuracy whilst leading two or three clone
projects simultaneously to agreed schedules. You
should have experience of automated DNA sequencing or
sequence analysis and be able to demonstrate a
meticulous approach to work when faced with demanding
deadlines.

Starting salary will be in the range of 16,000 -
19,000 GBP per annum (MRC Pay Band 5) depending on
qualifications and previous experience.

Both posts are available until 30 September 2002 in
the first instance. An optional MRC pension scheme is
available.

Candidates are invited to visit our website at:
www.hgmp.mrc.ac.uk or telephone the Resource Centre
on 01223 494500 for further details.

Closing date:  2/2/01

To apply for either position please write including
two copies of your C.V. with the names and addresses
of two professional referees who can be contacted
prior to interview quoting the relevant reference to:
recruit at mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk or alternatively, post to
Philippa Hall, Personnel Assistant, MRC Centre, Hills
Road, Cambridge CB2 2QH.

The Medical Research Council is an Equal
Opportunities Employer and operates a strict no
smoking policy.

'Leading Science for Better Health'

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Medical Research Council

UK HGMP RESOURCE CENTRE
Funded by the M.R.C.
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