Our research group in the Department of Molecular Medicine & Pathology, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences on the Grafton Campus is looking to recruit a part-time Research Technician (18.75 hours per week) to assist in a preclinical drug-trial of a rare kidney disease by carrying out in vivo testing and analysis of tissues using histology and molecular biology methods.
The position is part-time for a period of 24 months.
To be successful in this role you will
Hold a MSc or equivalent degree in Biomedical Sciences or Biological Sciences;
Be able to demonstrate key laboratory skills including; Immunohistochemistry, western blotting, DNA/RNA extraction and PCR.
Have excellent communication skills are a must, as you will be required to work both independently and seamlessly as part of a busy team.
For additional details please refer to the position description .
Why work for us?
The University of Auckland is dedicated to providing an excellent and stimulating environment for its employees which ensures a healthy work-life balance through.
Five weeks' annual leave per annum (pro-rated).
Up to 6.75% employer superannuation contribution.
Over 300 different career development courses.
Discounted, onsite childcare, parking and various leisure and recreation services.
For more information on the benefits of working here, see our Staff Benefits page.
How to apply
If you hold the experience requested above and want to work for one of Auckland's largest employers, please submit your CV with a cover letter outlining what strengths you would bring to this position by the closing date ofSunday, 19 January 2020.
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