Salary: £20,400 - £21,630 Hours of work: 16 hours Closing date: 9th December 2022
The Department of Pharmacology, University of Cambridge, is currently looking to appoint a Research Laboratory Assistant to join the small and friendly team of support staff providing general laboratory support to research groups in the department.
The successful candidate will receive full training to enter this diverse role, which covers all aspects of technical support in biological research. The post holder will assist the Facilities Manager and laboratory staff to supply laboratories with clean glassware and consumables, remove hazardous wastes safely from the department, and monitor stocks of medical gases and cryogens. They will also assist the Stores Technician to distribute deliveries of essential research items to laboratories, maintaining the correct storage conditions at all times.
Candidates must be educated to at least GCSE /NVQ level 2/equivalent level of practical experience and be able to demonstrate basic factual knowledge of working in a laboratory. Candidates must also have basic IT skills as well as excellent communication and prioritisation skills as this is essential to this role. We expect the post holder to have a positive, service-oriented, flexible, can-do attitude.
Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.
If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact the HR Team ([email protected]).
The Department holds an Athena SWAN bronze award, demonstrating a commitment to provide equal opportunities, values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.
The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.
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If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact Jenny Baptista ([email protected]).
Please quote reference PL34173 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
Department of Pharmacology, Central CambridgeSalary
14 November 2022Closing date
5 December 2022