REQUIRED: MOLECULAR LABORATORY MANAGER

Hans Sluiman h.sluiman at rbge.org.uk
Fri Jul 9 11:40:39 EST 1999


ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN EDINBURGH
SCIENCE DIVISION

MOLECULAR LABORATORY MANAGER (permanent, RBGE-funded post)
Grade C/D (under review)
GBP 12,064 - 22,100 per annum

An experienced technician is required in the Scientific and Technical 
Services Department to manage the Molecular Laboratory and to support a 
variety of plant molecular systematic research projects and educational 
activites. Main duties include supervision of the laboratory,  providing 
technical advice to the numerous users of the facility (staff, MSc and
PhD 
students), curation of a plant DNA bank and associated computerised 
database, maintaining a small algal culture collection, and arranging
the 
supply of molecular laboratory consumables and equipment maintenance and 
repairs.

Candidates should have a higher degree (minimum MSc or equivalent) in
plant 
molecular genetics, plant biotechnology or a related field, and have a 
minimum of five years experience in molecular techniques including
automated 
DNA sequencing. For informal enquiries contact Dr Hans Sluiman, Science 
Division, Royal Botanic Garden, Inverleith Row, Edinburgh EH3 5LR
(Scotland, 
United Kingdom); telephone (44) 131 2482840, fax (44) 131 2482901.
Email: 
h.sluiman at rbge.org.uk.

Applications, including a full CV and the names and email addresses of
three 
referees, should be sent to the Personnel Department at the above
address by 
9th August 1999.

In accordance with UK and EU employment legislation, non-EEA (European 
Economic Area) nationals generally require a work permit for the UK,
which 
will be granted only if no suitable candidates from the EEA are
available for 
this position.





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