Position Available: Genomic Sequence Finishers

Mr. M.R.M. Botcherby mrbotche at hgmp.mrc.ac.uk
Tue Oct 12 12:17:27 EST 1999

The HGMP Resource Centre, located on the Genome
Campus in Hinxton, near Cambridge, is to play a
central role in a large scale UK-wide Comparative
Genomics project. We are looking for Finishers and
Sequencing Technicians to participate in this high
profile project.

Finishers (Ref: HGMP/9920)

We have five positions available for Finishers to
assemble and edit sequence to 99.99% accuracy whilst
leading two or three clone projects simultaneously to
agreed schedules.

Candidates should have several years' relevant
experience and be able to demonstrate a meticulous
approach to work faced with demanding deadlines.
Experience of automated sequencing and sequence
assembly programs would be advantageous. The starting
salary will be in the range of 13,670-19,000 pounds per
annum (MRC pay band 5) depending on qualifications
and previous experience.

All posts will be for three years in the first
instance and an optional MRC Pension Scheme is

Potential candidates are invited to visit our website
(http://www.hgmp.mrc.ac.uk/), telephone the Resource
Centre on 01223 494500 for further information or e-mail Marc Botcherby
(m.botcherby at hgmp.mrc.ac.uk).

Applications in writing, including two copies of a
full C.V with the names and addresses of two
professional referees and quoting the appropriate
reference, should be sent by 22 October 1999 to:

Sam Stevens, Personnel Officer, MRC Centre, Hills
Road, Cambridge. CB2 2QH United Kingdom


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