no particular preference will be given to candidates who are able to interview in person.
Skills / Qualifications
The ideal candidate will have at least a BSc (undergraduate) degree in life sciences with wet lab experience. A Master's or PhD in life sciences or equivalent experience is desirable.
You will have experience with molecular biology and genetics techniques (ideally including DNA and RNA extraction, library preparation for genome / transcriptome sequencing, Nanopore sequencing, and bacterial cultures), strong record-keeping skills lab notebook, collections maintenance, data storage and organisation) and a strong command of written and spoken English.
You'll also be comfortable maintaining the lab on a day to day basis, including developing standard operating procedures, ordering and maintaining laboratory supplies, managing and disposing of chemical inventory safely.
You will be comfortable working both independently and as a member of a larger team, as well as having good time management, attention to detail, and prioritisation skills.
You'll be comfortable collaborating with international and local colleagues from diverse cultures and backgrounds. You will be able to travel locally and internationally for collaborations or meetings.