Research Laboratory Technician (Fixed Term)

University of Cambridge
April 24, 2024
Offerd Salary:£25,742-£29,605
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Contract Type:Fixed-term: The fund
Working Time:Full time
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Research Laboratory Technician (Fixed Term)

Applications are invited for a laboratory technician to support the research work in Dr Jeongmin Choi 's laboratory, starting in July 2024 ideally. This is an exciting opportunity for somebody passionate about scientific research to join a new team and work in a state-of-the-art laboratory.

The successful candidate will be joining a vibrant and friendly group of researchers and technicians in the Crop Science Centre at the University of Cambridge. Dr Choi's group aims to create a positive and respected environment to work in to ensure the wellbeing of all its members.

The Crop Science Centre opened in October 2020 and benefits from the diverse skills and expertise of the University of Cambridge and NIAB, providing an environment for research excellence in crops, with the drive and expertise for scientific translation to address real-world problems. About 80 staff and students are located at the Centre, distributed in between 6 research groups.

The role holder will report to Dr Choi and will provide technical support, contributing to the smooth running of research activities across her group. The role holder will prepare and analyse samples in support of research activities.

Practical experience in laboratory technician/biological scientific research work is essential. Experience with molecular biology (PCR, cloning, RNA extraction) and horticultural practices would be an advantage. The role holder will have good IT skills, excellent organisation and communication skills as well as the ability to work independently once trained.

The successful candidate will work as part of a wider team of laboratory technicians and willingness to help when demands are high and being a strong team player is essential.

Informal enquiries are very welcome and should be directed to Dr Jeongmin Choi - [email protected]

This is a full time position. Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance.

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Please quote reference PD41156 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.

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Further information
  • Further Particulars - Research Lab Technician -April 2024
  • Department/Location

    Department of Plant Sciences






    Assistant staff


    4 April 2024

    Closing date

    24 April 2024

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