Laboratory Technician

Anglia Ruskin University

United Kingdom

September 30, 2022


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Full time

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Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine & Social Care

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  • Job Description (PDF, 70.07kb)
  • About ARU:

    ARU is a global university transforming lives through innovative, inclusive and entrepreneurial education and research. We are ranked in the world's top 350 HEIs in the 2021 Times Higher Education World University Rankings and in the top ten mainstream universities in the country for the proportion of UK undergraduates in employment 15 months after graduating. We have campuses in Cambridge, Chelmsford, London and Peterborough with around 2,500 staff and 35,000 students from 180 countries. With a focussed civic mission, we are committed to working with others through education, research and knowledge exchange to enhance the economic, cultural and social wellbeing of the communities in which we work and live.

    About the Role:

    This new role has been created to support our growth in medical and pharmaceutical science teaching and research. As a Laboratory Technician, ideally with experience in cell and molecular biology and microbiology, you will join a dynamic and successful team within the School of Allied and will focus on the delivery of courses to both undergraduate and postgraduate students; including BSc (Hons) courses of Medical Science and, BSc (Hons) Pharmaceutical Science and MSc Pharmaceutical Science. In this role, you will work with other technicians and assist with the preparation of materials and equipment for teaching and research to our students.

    Ideally with a degree in life science, you will have A levels, or equivalent, in Chemistry and Biology. You would benefit from relevant previous experience and familiarity with the handling of chemicals and scientific equipment, and a good understanding of laboratory safety is essential. You will also be required to keep stock checks, place orders, assist with relevant audits, take care of deliveries and invoices as well as maintain accurate departmental records.

    Informal enquiries can be made to Nicky Milner, Deputy Head of School of Allied Health, at

    Find out more about working with us.

    We have an agile working culture and offer an extensive range of benefits including a generous holiday entitlement, occupational pension schemes, training and development opportunities, travel to work scheme and a competitive relocation package. Visit our benefits page for full details.

    We are committed to safeguarding and promoting welfare of our staff and students and expect all staff to share this commitment.

    We value diversity at ARU and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

    We have a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

    In accordance with the UK Government's immigration points-based system, this post does not meet the characteristics of a skilled job including salary criteria to be eligible for sponsorship under the Skilled Worker Route.

    Committed to being inclusive and open to discuss flexible working.

    Guidance Notes:

    For a list of key requirements, please download the Job Description and Person Specification above. To apply for this role please demonstrate how your skills and experience match the criteria in the person specification.

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