Plant Molecular Biologist

Date Posted: 10/15/2018 Reference: VAC-1191965 Salary: £0 Location: Norwich Job type: Permanent Sector: Science | Speciality: Biotechnology Contact: Nathan Steels
Description

Plant Molecular Biologist- Norfolk- Permanent

Based in Norfolk and London, my client is a global leader in advanced agronomic technologies.

Due to a fantastic period of growth at the Norfolk site, a new position has been developed for an experienced Plant, Molecular Biologist to develop novel and precise genome editing (PGE) platforms and product pipelines.
You will work collaboratively with other areas of the business to support the development of RNA-based PGE technology and contribute to projects at all phases, from initial discovery to field trials.

You must be comfortable with working in a dynamic, fast changing environment, and be able to communicate complex biological mechanisms, methods, analyses and results to scientists from diverse backgrounds.

The successful candidate will have:
Ph.D.in degree in Molecular Biology, Genetics, Plant Sciences, or another life sciences subject
Experience with RNAi experiments and silencing analysis is essential
Hands-on experience with plant pathogens and CRISPR/Cas9 is highly desirable.

Competitive salary (based on experience)
Excellent development options
Full time position