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Location: - (Mosgiel, South Island, New Zealand)
Company: AgResearch Limited
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Biotechnology
Career Type: Technician
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: To be discussed
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AgResearch has as its purpose to enhance the value, productivity and profitability of New Zealand’s agricultural sector, thus contributing to economic and environmental and social benefits for New Zealand.
Genomnz is a commercial laboratory within the Animal Productivity Group of AgResearch. The function of Genomnz is to conduct DNA parentage and gene tests for animal breeders in the agricultural, aquaculture and plant industries. We utilise a wide range of genetic technologies particularly microsatellite and SNP genotyping.
We are seeking a laboratory technician to work in our DNA Testing Laboratory. If you have an interest in working in commercial applications for science, an opportunity exists in Genomnz™, AgResearch's DNA Testing Laboratory (www.genomz.co.nz).
You would be part of a professional, high performing team, based at our Invermay campus, near Dunedin. Our campus is in an attractive rural setting with modern facilities and easy parking.
We are interested in applicants who have:
- B.Sc. (Hons.), BSc, BMLSc, B.App.Sci, B.Tech of equivalent, some knowledge and expertise in DNA technology would be an added advantage.
- Practical experience in, or a willingness to learn, a range of molecular biology techniques.
- Excellent computer and database skills.
- Be able to work effectively in a team to deliver research and on-time commercial results.
We operate well equipped and high-tech laboratories, and offer training in the use of state of the art equipment.
AgResearch offers excellent working conditions, ongoing support, training and professional development.
For more information please visit our career site, careers-agresearch.co.nz
Applications close 27 January 2013.