The group of Dr Evangelos Tatsis based at the Shanghai Institute for Plant Physiology and Ecology (SIPPE) invites applications for Lab Technician.
The fundamental goal of our group is to determine how plants make natural products. Our major focus is to elucidate, understand and engineer the metabolic pathways which are responsible for the biosynthesis of natural products from Chinese medicinal plants. To address these important goals, we have an approach based on genomic resources, utilizing bioinformatics, molecular biology and enzymology techniques, with synthetic biology. Our lab is part of the Centre of Excellence for Plant & Microbial Science (CEPAMS) a collaboration between the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and the John Innes Centre (JIC) https://www.cepams.org/tatsis-lab.
Job Description/ Qualifications
We are looking for a motivated individual, willing to work as part of an international team. The ideal candidate should have a MSc degree either in Plant Biology or in any other relevant field. Experience in molecular biology is essential; the ability to communicate in English is required. The main task of the successful candidate will be to assist in basic molecular biology and biochemistry techniques, especially cloning and plasmid construction. Tasks related to lab organization and management are expected to be part of the postholder duties. The successful applicant is expected to interact with other scientific staff of SIPPE as well as with the administration and supporting services of SIPPE.
To Apply: Applications in English only. Please send your CV, cover letter, and two references to Evangelos Tatsis email@example.com and Dan Tao firstname.lastname@example.org. Informal enquiries are welcomed.