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Assistant Technical Officer wanted urgently: APPLY HERE

Technical Officer

Assistant Technical Officer wanted urgently: APPLY HERE.

Vacancy Details
Employer: Stellenbosch University
The Plant Breeding Laboratory is situated at Welgevallen experimental farm and forms part of the Department of Genetics, Faculty of AgriSciences.

The incumbent will function as a technical officer within the research environment. This is a nine-month fixed term contract appointment.

Duties:

Undergraduate practicals and tutorials:

Preparing practicals and tutorials;

Assisting with the presentation of practicals and tutorials.

Research laboratory:

Ordering research materials;
Facilitating the maintenance of equipment;
Limited supervision of postgraduate students and interns with relation to laboratory activities;
Upkeeping of documentation for project management purposes.

Technical Officer

Assistance with research projects:

DNA extractions;
PCR reactions;
Preparing breeding material for field testing.

Required Skills
BScAgric degree, or BScHons in Genetics or Plant breeding
Effective organising ability, as well as administrative and presentation skills
Ability to work independently as well as in a group
Candidate Requirements
BScAgric degree, or BScHons in Genetics or Plant breeding;
Experience with the execution of the technical aspects of a modern, conventional plant breeding programme;
Effective organising ability, as well as administrative and presentation skills;
Ability to work independently as well as in a group;
Knowledge of the small grain industry in the Western Cape;
Valid Code B driver’s licence.
Recommendation:

Relevant postgraduate qualification;
Proficiency in the SU central computer ordering software;
Previous experience in plant breeding laboratory with triticale and/or wheat.

Apply before Tuesday, February 19, 2019 – 9 Days left
Companies may expire jobs at their own discretion.
If you have not received a response within two weeks, your application was most likely unsuccessful.

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