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Phenotyping Research Assistant Job Opportubity @ Sanger Institute UK

Phenotyping Research Assistant Job Opportubity @ Sanger Institute UK

Phenotyping Research Assistant Job Opportunity @ Sanger Institute UK: The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute is one of the premier centres of genomic discovery and understanding in the world. It leads ambitious collaborations across the globe to provide the foundations for further research and transformative healthcare innovations. Its success is founded on the expertise and knowledge of its people and the Institute seeks to share its discoveries and techniques with the next generation of genomics scientists and researchers worldwide. Phenotyping Research Assistant Job Opportubity @ Sanger Institute UK

Phenotyping Research Assistant Job Opportunity @ Sanger Institute UK

Advanced Research Assistant – Phenotyping – 1 year fixed term

Salary range: £24,589 up to £28,000, plus excellent benefits

1 year fixed term opportunity

Phenotyping Research Assistant Job Opportunity @ Sanger Institute UK

Sanger Mouse Pipelines is looking to recruit an enthusiastic and talented Advanced Research Assistant in the area of in-life mouse phenotyping, based at the Sanger Institute (http://www.sanger.ac.uk/). The day to day activities of the role focus on high throughput and large scale characterisation of mice using a broad range of phenotyping and imaging assays (including metabolic, behavioural, sensorial and skeletal). The successful candidate will have excellent teamwork attributes and will be highly organised yet flexibile when dealing with day to day workloads. Detailed record keeping is required, as is contribution to data analysis, operational support and reporting.

The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute is a world leader in genomic research, with an expanding scientific programme dedicated to understanding gene function in health and disease.

Sanger Mouse Pipelines is an established team that has already completed the generation and phenotyping on over 1000 knockout mouse lines through a broad, primary phenotyping screen [White et al., Cell, 2013, 154(2)]. All data and resources are made openly available to the scientific community through the International Mouse Phenotyping Consortium (http://www.mousephenotype.org) and other open platforms.

Phenotyping Research Assistant Job Opportunity @ Sanger Institute UK

Essential Skills

  • BSc or equivalent experience in Genetics/Physiology/Anatomy
  • Experience of handling animals, including excellent understanding of mouse welfare
  • Team oriented approach
  • Attention to detail

Ideal Skills

  • Experience of handling mice
  • Experience of large scale, high throughput phenotyping.
  • Experience of using a mouse tracking database
  • Experience of phenotypic analysis of mice
  • Experience of operational and project management
  • Knowledge / experience of mouse anatomy and histology

Other information

The Sanger Institute is a charitably funded research centre focused on understanding the role of genetics in health and disease. We use state of the art large-scale genomic approaches to drive world-leading projects to uncover the basis of genetic and infectious disease. Our goal is to provide results that can be translated into diagnostics, treatments or therapies that reduce global health burdens. The Institute is located near Cambridge, UK on the stunning Wellcome Genome Campus. This growing and dynamic site is the British hub of genomic science. It hosts the European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI), Open Targets, a Biodata Innovation Centre and will soon host Genomics England Limited’s 100,000 Genomes Sequencing Centre. The Campus is also home to Wellcome Genome Campus Connecting Science. Connecting Science inspires new thinking, sparks conversation and supports learning by drawing on the ground-breaking research taking place on the Campus. Its mission is to enable everyone to explore genomic science and its impact on research, health and society. To help researchers to develop their skills and networks, the Institute hosts a range of scientific seminars with internal and invited speakers, scientific group meetings and skills development workshops.

Our Benefits include: Defined Contribution Pension Scheme, Group Income Protection, Healthcare scheme, Childcare Vouchers, Workplace Nursery and 25 days Annual Leave, increasing by one day per year up to a maximum of 30, plus Bank Holidays. We also have a gym, two cafes, dining facilities, and a free campus bus service. Our thriving Sports and Social Club provides many opportunities to meet with people working across the campus. Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute welcomes applications from all candidates irrespective of age, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief, or marital or civil partnership status.

Phenotyping Research Assistant Job Opportunity @ Sanger Institute UK

To Apply: https://jobs.sanger.ac.uk/wd/plsql/wd_portal_cand.form?p_web_site_id=1764&p_web_page_id=309420

Closing date for applications is 24th May 2017.

View Original Notification: https://jobs.sanger.ac.uk/wd/plsql/wd_portal.show_job?p_web_site_id=1764&p_web_page_id=309420

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