A Research Technician position is available to support research on developing genetic screens in Leishmania. This post is funded by a Wellcome Trust Investigator Award.
You will work as part of a project team to carry out a kinome-wide functional analysis of Leishmania growth and differentiation. You will have a degree in microbiology or related subject and have previous laboratory experience of working with genetic manipulation of parasites, preferably Leishmania. You will also have excellent organizational skills and will be part of a project team of 5 researchers. Your primary task will be to create transgenic Leishmania parasites and will involve extensive tissue culture within the Cat3 facility.
This is a fixed term post for 6 months.
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