Service Technician

University of Cambridge - Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute

An opportunity has arisen for motivated Service Technician to join our dedicated team in an Institute situated on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus. The successful candidate will work within a busy Biomedical Resource Unit committed to the highest standards of cancer research.

The Unit operates under the highly regulated Scientific Procedures Act.  The facility exists to ensure excellence in animal welfare whilst supporting researchers in their ambitious objectives in cancer research.  These objectives are achieved in a legally regulated, well qualified, innovative and ethical facility. The Biomedical Resources Unit has a total staff complement of 27, consisting of a management team, technicians and service staff. 

The role holder will be responsible for rodent cage wash and the tasks involved in ensuring the throughput of clean caging to meet the daily needs of the facility as well as bottle washing, autoclaving and supporting technicians in other duties.

The successful candidate will be a motivated team player with good communication skills. Please note this role requires heavy lifting and moving of cage racks.  Requests for reasonable adjustments will be considered as far as practically possible.

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

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

For further details and an application form, please contact the general office on E- Mail Please quote the position reference number.

The closing date for applications is 8 September 2017, and the interview dates are TBC. If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please email

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

Please quote reference SW12425 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University 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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