13 Jul 2018

Fixed-term Research Technician

The University of Auckland – Te Whare Wānanga o Tāmaki Makaurau – Posted by University of AucklandAuckland, Auckland, New Zealand

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Auckland University

Job Description

School of Medical Sciences

Faculty of Medical & Health Sciences

The Department of Molecular Medicine & Pathology seeks to appoint a Research Technician to work as part of a team investigating the genomic and molecular characteristics of cancer.

The opportunity

The primary role of the position will be undertaking lab-based experiments involving DNA and RNA extraction and analysis. Excellent attention to detail, coupled with good computer and documentation skills, are required to record experimental details and results on a daily basis.

You will be responsible for meeting project goals as agreed with the project PrincipaI Investigator, as part of a broad collaborative research team including clinicians, biologists, statisticians and clinical register experts.

Applicants should have a Bachelors or Masters Science degree, and experience in laboratory molecular research techniques.

The Principal Investigator is Professor Cristin Print, and the project is based at laboratories within the Faculty of Medical & Health Sciences, University of Auckland.

The position can be either full or part time (minimum 0.5 FTE), and is a 12 month fixed-term contract to start as soon as possible.

For further information, please contact Professor Cristin Print on (09) 373 7599 ext 85062 or email c.print@auckland.ac.nz.

Applications close on Sunday 5th August 2018.

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How to Apply

In order to apply you will first need to register with the University by completing an online user profile via their website. APPLY NOW by clicking HERE to register with the University's website.  Search by the Job ID number: 19959. Please combine your cover letter and CV as one document when submitting your application. To successfully download the full Job Description you should ensure you have pop-up blocker disabled and file downloads enabled (in Internet Explorer enabling file downloads is done by navigating to Tools > Internet Options > Security > Custom Level and select radio button to enable File Downloads). If you are experiencing difficulty in any aspect of the application process or if you do not receive a confirmation email that you have applied for a role, please contact recruitment@auckland.ac.nz or Phone 09 923 1115. Applications close:Sunday 5th August 2018.

Job Categories: Research. Job Types: Fixed-term.

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