Technician in Plant Microscopy and Image Analysis

University of Sheffield - Department of Animal & Plant Sciences

Contract Type: Fixed-Term from 1 September 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter

We are seeking a Technician to join the group of Professor Andrew Fleming to work on a BBSRC-funded project aimed at creating a 3-D model of photosynthesis in rice. Using your expertise and experience in microscopy and image analysis, you will work closely in a small team consisting of a postdoctoral researcher and other technical staff to characterise a series of rice cultivars and supply these data to colleagues in a research network in the UK and China. In addition you will assist in growing and maintaining plants, keeping records and writing reports. The ability to work in a team and maintain good laboratory practice is essential.

You will hold a HNC or have equivalent training/ experience and have demonstrable experience in microscopy and image analysis.

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