VACANCIES (2)

Applications are invited for two permanent posts with Xelect Ltd, the fast-growing aquaculture genetics service company based in St Andrews, Scotland (www.xelect.co.uk). We are looking for highly motivated individuals wanting to build a career in the aquaculture industry.

Post 1 Senior scientist, Geneticist

Candidates are expected to have a relevant first and higher degree, excellent bioinformatic skills, and preferably some experience in animal or plant breeding.

Post 2 Scientific officer, molecular biology

Candidates are expected to have at least an MSc and significant practical experience in working in a molecular biology laboratory. Previous experience with DNA extraction, PCR and Next Generation Sequencing is highly desirable.

Both positions have the benefit of a highly competitive salary and pension scheme. The posts are available immediately with a mutually agreed starting date. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae and the names of two referees. Informal enquires may be made to Dr Tom Ashton (tom.ashton@xelect.co.uk, 01334 845216) or Professor Ian Johnston (ian.johnston@xelect.co.uk, 01334 845357). The closing date for these positions is 5 pm 31st July 2017.

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