Plant Scientist - RNA / Molecular Biology

Plant Scientist - RNA / Molecular Biology

Job Title: Plant Scientist - RNA / Molecular Biology
Location: Norfolk
Salary: Competitive
Reference: JM0111D
Contact Name: Jodie Murray
Job Published: November 01, 2018 08:46

Job Description

Plant Scientist - RNA / Molecular Biology

Job Location: Norwich, East Anglia
Job Salary: Competitive Dependent on Experience
Job Details: Generous holidays, Pension, normal working hours
Job Sectors: Plant Biology Jobs / Plant Science Jobs / RNA Biology Jobs / PhD Biology Jobs / CRISPR Jobs / RNA Molecular Biology Jobs / Biology Jobs

We are currently working with a renowned company that specialises in plant sciences and molecular microbiology, and they are looking for a recent or experienced Plant Science graduate to join their team.

They are looking for someone educated to PhD or master's level with experience in RNAi biology and molecular sequencing. The right candidate will be able to work in fast paced environments and be able to communicate complex scientific information and analytical results to others.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Supporting the development of RNA-based technology
  • Developing new crop protection products
  • Use of CRISPR/Cas9
  • Contributing to projects at all phases from discovery to trials stage
  • General laboratory work and house keeping

Job Requirements:

  • A PhD or MSc in a Plant Science related subject
  • Experience and knowledge of RNAi as a tool and gene silencing in crops and plants
  • An interest in crop genetics


  • Working knowledge of CRISPR
  • Circa 3 years postdoc or industry experience would be preferable
  • Experience with tissue culture