Postdoctoral Fellow – Synthetic Genomics
Fixed term for 3 years
A Postdoctoral Fellow position is available at the Wellcome Sanger Institute (WSI) as part of the Insititute’s new synthetic genomics initiative coordinated by Jason Chin, Tom Ellis, Patrick Cai, and Kaihang Wang.
This is an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to develop state of the art methods and standardized workflows for genome engineering and synthesis
The successful applicant will hold a PhD and will have gained significant experience and expertise in a range of molecular biology techniques. Experience in the following is desired but not essential: yeast genetics, DNA manipulation technologies, genome editing, automation and robotics.
Successful candidate will be expected to drive forward the project, working closely with relevant members of the Institute and the wider scientific community to accomplish scientific objectives
A PhD in a relevant area of Biological or Physical Sciences, and a passion for problem solving
Experience in a range of relevant molecular biology technique
The ability to effectively communicate with collaborators and occasionally present oral communication to large groups
Proven independent working style, technical problem solving, data analysis and generation of novel ideas
Salary in the region of £31,503 – £39,492 (dependent on experience) plus excellent benefits