Laboratory Technician

University of Oxford
May 22, 2024
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:Fixed term for 1 yea
Working Time:Full time
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Laboratory Technician

Department of Physiology Anatomy & Genetics, Kavli Institute for Nanoscience Discovery, Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin Building, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QU

Full-time, Fixed term for 1 year

We are seeking to appoint a motivated and forward-thinking Lab Manager to join Prof Molly Stevens' dynamic and multidisciplinary team at the Kavli Institute for Nanoscience Discovery (www. As Lab Technician, you will provide technical and administrative support to ensure the smooth running of Prof Molly Stevens's lab at the Kavli Institute for Nanoscience Discovery. The Stevens Group is based at the Department of Physiology Anatomy and Genetics and is also part of the Institute of Biomedical Engineering. The role will include assisting with the daily lab organisation and management of the general lab area, assisting with the laboratory inductions for new laboratory users, placing purchase orders, preparing sample aliquots and other reagents, processing the lab inventory, and will also provide support for instrumentation maintenance and training. The lab technician will assist with the Risk Assessments and liaise with the Departmental H&S officers. The successful candidate will perform key supporting tasks toward the development of existing experimental projects. This will involve performing basic experimental procedures for example cell and tissue culture and isolation, biochemical assays, immunostaining, gene expression analysis (e.g. RNA and DNA extraction, PCR, etc.) and molecular cloning (e.g. bacterial transformation, plasmid purification, etc.). Full training will be provided but basic knowledge of biology- and chemical-based techniques and Health & Safety procedures is an advantage. The post holder will form part of the Stevens Group professional services team and they will work closely with representatives from the Departmental and Divisional professional services teams.

The post holder will have excellent communication skills and a collaborative approach to working with all staff and students. The post holder will be a confident self-starter and collaborative member of the team and will display impeccable work ethics.

The Role

The post is available from June 2024. This is a full-time position, initially fixed-term for 12 months in the first instance. Part-time appointments can be considered. The successful candidate will be based at the Department of Physiology Anatomy & Genetics, Kavli Institute for Nanoscience Discovery, located at the Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin Building, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QU.

Next Steps

To apply for this position, please submit your application by midday on Wednesday 22nd May. Your application should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae (CV), and contact information for references.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews, which are likely to be held two weeks after the closing date.

Enquiries can be directed to the DPAG HR Team – [email protected].

Applications are particularly welcome from women, black and minority ethnic candidates who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.

While this is a full-time role, we welcome applications from individuals who wish to be considered for part-time working or other flexible working arrangements.

We, as a Department and Community, will be considerate and welcoming of all people, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity. We acknowledge societal inequalities and how these impact us, and those around us, personally and professionally. – DPAG Statement of Inclusion

Contact Person : HR Team Vacancy ID : 172565 Contact Phone : 01865 282167 Closing Date & Time : 22-May-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 5 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : 28759

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