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CCAP Support Scientist – Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS)

Application Deadline 30/07/2021
Department Technical Support
Location Oban
Contract type Fixed Term – 2 years
Salary £20,130- £22,417 per annum

Job Purpose – You will join a vibrant research community to strengthen and widen the capacity to support SAMS’ research, commercial and educational activities.
Types of activities – You will be part of the team at The Culture Collection of Algae and Protozoa (CCAP). You will participate in a varied workload across a range of specialisms including:  maintenance and supply of algae and protozoa and purification of contaminated strains; isolating new strains and ensuring their taxonomy, photographs and information is up to date. You will also support the new CCAP-ARIES Centre growing large biomass of algae and associated activities. To follow procedures to ensure compliance with ISO 9001:2015 accreditation.

The post will sit within a pool of research technicians/support scientists managed by our Technical Resources Manager.  Individuals will be expected to pro-actively engage with a varied workload to support the requirements across the business.

To submit you interest, please visit the website. Alternatively, please send a CV and cover letter to: Human Resources, CCAP Support Scientist (Job Ref. D13/21.CRM), the Scottish Association for Marine Science, Oban, Argyll, PA37 1QA or e-mail [email protected] 

if you have any queries, please email

Interviews will be held in August 2021.

Closing date: 30/07/2021
Location: Oban
Salary: £20,130- £22,417
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