Genomics Specialist

University of Birmingham - College of Medical and Dental Sciences

Location: College of Medical and Dental Sciences

Salary: £29,799 - £38,832 with potential progression once in post to £41,212

Who to contact with enquiries: Andrea Mitchell

The College of Medical and Dental Sciences has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Genomics Specialist to join its sequencing facility.

The University of Birmingham has recently made a large strategic investment in next generation sequencing facilities with the College of Medical and Dental Sciences supported by infrastructure awards from the Medical Research Council and the Wolfson Foundation. The laboratory has recently moved into state of the art facilities within the Institute of Biomedical Research complex. This core facility has access to a range of instrumentation as part of the Enabling Technology strategy combining with NGS facilities across the University.

This role of Genomics Specialist is to provide facility support, management and training to the facility based in Medical and Dental Sciences, whilst working collaboratively to drive the University of Birmingham’s Enabling Technology initiative forward.

The successful applicant will hold a degree in Molecular Biology or related Health Sciences, an equivalent professional qualification and in-depth current specialist knowledge, extensive and substantial proven practical experience of a wide range of genomic molecular biology techniques, especially illumina™ sequencing technologies. Previous experience of similar laboratory based work is essential, along with customer service and organisational skills, and willingness to work towards professional registration.

For further information please contact Dr Andrea Mitchell, or telephone 0121 414 4062.

The University of Birmingham is an equal opportunity employer.

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