Wildlife DNA Forensics post

Message from Lucy Webster

Dr Lucy Webster
Wildlife DNA Forensics – Diagnostics, Wildlife & Molecular Biology Section
Science and Advice for Scottish Agriculture (SASA)
Roddinglaw Road, Edinburgh, EH12 9FJ, UK

I am currently looking for an assistant, ideally with a molecular ecology background. The post holder will work within the Wildlife DNA Forensic (WDF) unit at SASA. Their role will be to ensure the smooth running of the WDF unit by assisting with testing in wildlife crime casework and carrying out research projects. Laboratory work will include DNA extraction from a wide variety of sources, conventional and real-time PCR, Sanger DNA sequencing and SNP genotyping. The post holder will work closely with the me in the WDF unit, and provide support in the delivery of results and development of validated tests.

Candidates can apply for this job provided they are a UK national or have dual nationality with one part being British. In addition, posts are open to Commonwealth citizens and nationals of any of the member states of the European Economic Area (EEA).

The deadline for applications is midnight on the 12th May 2015.

Full details on the post and how to apply can be found here; https://applications.work-for-scotland.org/pages/job_search_view.aspx?preview=preview&jobId=5758

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