Lab and Facilities Technician (Fixed Term)

University of Cambridge
December 03, 2023
Offerd Salary:£23,144-£25,742
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Contract Type:Fixed-term: The fund
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Lab and Facilities Technician (Fixed Term)

Working as part of the Facilities team, you will support the CITIID Laboratory and Facilities Coordinator and work in partnership with the Building Services team to provide a high level of support across a multitude of areas.

Your duties will include in supporting Containment level (CL1, 2 and 3) Tissue culture laboratories, H&S Risk Assessments on communal equipment and supervision of cold rooms. The Department has implemented the use of vending machines for some consumables and you will liaise with suppliers, maintain stock control procedures, restock machines and arrange engineer visits, as required.

The role includes facilities duties within other buildings involving movement of compressed gases and liquid nitrogen tanks and to provide cover for the other facilities roles in their teams, in times of their absence. Full details of the role can be found in the accompanying Further Particulars.

The successful candidate will be computer literate and have the ability to work flexibly and support the other team members. Good communication and interpersonal skills are essential as the role involves interacting with the wider Department. As the post requires a large amount of manual handling, applicants should be certain that they are able to cope with the physical demands of the post.

Informal enquiries are welcomed and should be direct to Dr Michal Blaszczyk, CITIID Laboratory & Facilities Coordinator (mb734@

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a security check.

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Please ensure that you outline how you match the criteria for the post and why you are applying for this role on the online Application form.

Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

The closing date for applications is: 3rd December 2023

The interview date for the role is: To be confirmed

Please quote reference RC39406 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Further information
  • Further Particulars
  • Department/Location

    Department of Medicine






    Assistant staff


    13 November 2023

    Closing date

    3 December 2023

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