TECHNICIAN TO BECOME PART OF THE MOLECULAR MICROBIAL ECOLOGY GROUP (R1)

Descripción de la oferta de empleo

We are seeking for a technician to become part of the Molecular Microbial Ecology Group (http://web.ua.es/es/emm/) of the University of Alicante. The group has a wide experience in microbial ecology, genomics and viral metagenomics of hypersaline environments and marine systems, including marine invertebrate microbiota. The technician position is opened in the frame of the H project MetaFluidics (“Advanced toolbox for rapid and cost-effective functional metagenomic screening -microbiology meets microfluidics”), which includes the participation of 5 companies, 4 universities and 4 research organizations from 6 different countries. The aim of Metafluidics is to replace the technologies currently used to study genetic material obtained from environmental samples with a new approach based on the implementation of functional screening of metagenomic libraries in microfluidic droplets. The hired technician will be involved in extraction of nucleic acids from environmental samples,metagenomic library construction, observation of natural samples using CARD-FISH and Gene-FISH, inclusion of cells and nucleic acids in droplets for microfluidic analysis, culture and conservation of halophilic prokaryotes and their viruses and experimental halovirus infection. Candidate’s degree qualification: Advanced Vocational Training or equivalent as well as experience in the above listed techniques. Candidates must be team players interested in collaborating with the MetaFluidics partners.  

Detalles de la oferta

Empresa
  • Alicante University
Fecha de publicación
  • 17/01/2019
Fecha de expiración
  • 17/04/2019