Technologist - Genotyping-by-Sequencing - DIFFUGAT (Temporary)

Job Overview

Location
Carlow, Leinster
Job Type
Full Time
Date Posted
2 months ago

Additional Details

Job ID
5321
Job Views
48

Job Description

The Agriculture and Food Development Authority - Teagasc


Location:  Crops, Environment and Land Use Research Centre, Teagasc, Oak Park, Carlow, R93 XE12

Basic Function:

The technologist will be responsible for the development and application of genotyping by sequencing within the context of the project described below.  They will manage the collection and collation large sets of leaf material from project partners, perform high throughput DNA extractions and subsequent QC steps, generate Illumina-based libraries for next-generation sequencing, and manage the sequencing of these libraries by external sequencing providers. They will subsequently be responsible for bioinformatics-based analysis of the resulting data on a linux-based high performance computer cluster, with a specific focus on capturing short-read single-nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) haplotype information.

Person Specification

Note: The ‘Essential’ qualifications, skills and knowledge outlined below are ‘must-have’ which will be used in the shortlisting process.

Essential Qualifications

  • Candidates must have a Level 8 degree in Biological or Analytical Sciences or a related discipline.

Desirable Qualifications

  • A postgraduate degree and/or research experience in Biological or Analytical Sciences  would be a distinct advantage

How to Apply

To apply for this position, and view other vacancies in Teagasc, please visit www.teagasc.ie/careers. The closing date for this position is Monday 5th October, 2020 @12.00noon.  Applications received after this time will not be considered.

Teagasc is an equal opportunities employer. As part of Teagasc Gender and Diversity strategies, Teagasc welcomes a balanced pool of applicants. Canvassing will disqualify.

Location:Carlow - Ireland
Salary:€33,971 to €66,118
£28,654.54 to £55,770.53 converted salary* (Technologist Grade 1)
Hours:Full Time
Contract Type:Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On:21st September 2020
Closes:5th October 2020

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