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Sequencing Facility Technician

University of Exeter - Technical Services

Location: Exeter
Salary: £26,444 to £29,605 (The starting salary will be from £26,444 up to £29,605 on Grade D, depending on qualifications and experience.)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 14th May 2024
Closes: 28th May 2024
Job Ref: R83468

This new full–time post is available immediately on a permanent basis.

Summary of the role
We are looking for an enthusiastic scientist to join the laboratory team at the Exeter Sequencing Facility. We are a leading academic core facility based at the University of Exeter and provide Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) and bioinformatics services to researchers and industry. We work with Illumina and Oxford Nanopore platforms to deliver high-quality sequence data for interpretation and analysis.

The opportunity:
You will join a busy lab and dynamic team environment and will support the sequencing facility to help deliver sequencing projects for internal and external researchers.

Your main roles will be:

  • To support the sequencing facility.
  • To help deliver sequencing projects for internal and external researchers.
  • Develop and document standard operating procedures for Illumina and Nanopore instruments.
  • Undertake laboratory management, health and safety, risk assessments, reagent and equipment ordering when required.
  • Understand, develop and update library preparation and sequencing choices as technology progresses.

Skills for success in this role:

  • Experience with complex molecular techniques (e.g. preparing NGS libraries).
  • Experience in operating next-generation sequencers.
  • Experience of working in a molecular biology lab.
  • Excellent record keeping & organisation.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Good communication skills and ability to work well as part of a team.
  • Familiar with Windows, SharePoint, MS Office.
  • Willingness to develop new skills and protocols.
  • Enthusiastic team worker.

The University of Exeter
We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 200 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024 and QS World University Ranking 2024). We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, achieving a gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2023, underpinned by gold ratings for Student Experience and Student Outcomes.

Our world-leading research impact has grown more than any other Russell Group university in recent years, and we are home to some of the world’s most influential researchers, seeking to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today. More than 99 percent of our research is of international quality and 47 percent is world-leading (2021 Research Excellence Framework).

We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students. Read about our world leading research – Green Futures and how we are transforming education for a changing world. We are located in a beautiful part of the country and Exeter (a fast growing tech hub) is one of only a few UK cities to have been designated as a UNESCO Creative City.

We are proud signatories of the Armed Forces Covenant and welcome applications from service people.

Benefits
We offer some fantastic benefits including:

  • 39 days leave per year
  • options for flexible working
  • numerous discounts at leading retailers
  • onsite gyms on all of our campuses and a cycle to work scheme
  • sector leading policies around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), paternity leave (up to six weeks full pay) and a Fertility Treatment Policy
  • stunning campus environments in Exeter and Cornwall, in the beautiful South West of England

Further information
Please contact Bryony Williams, b.a.p.williams@exeter.ac.uk or (01392) 723425.

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