Lab Technician

Imperial College London - Department of Materials

A fixed term post for 12 months in the first instance with an option for further extension

The Departments of Materials and Bioengineering wish to appoint a Lab Technician to support ongoing experimental research in regenerative medicine, which focuses on biomaterials and nanomaterials synthesis and development as well as tissue and cell culture.

The post is based within the Biomaterials group at Imperial College London, working with Professor Molly Stevens. The Stevens group has received numerous awards for outstanding biomaterials related research (www.stevensgroup.org) and comprises a very international and multidisciplinary group of postdoctoral fellows and PhD students.

The Lab Technician will perform key supporting tasks toward the development of existing experimental projects and will be responsible for the efficient and smooth running of the laboratory. The Lab Technician will be expected to perform basic cell culture, molecular biology, and microbiology techniques as well as support chemical-based experiments, their characterisation techniques and instrumentation maintenance, assisting with the day-to-day organisation of the laboratory, and overseeing the preparation, storage, and inventory control of laboratory equipment and supplies.

The candidate must have a relevant academic or vocational qualification or equivalent experience in a relevant role, and have experience with basic biological and cell culture techniques, molecular biology, and general wet lab techniques. Excellent communication and organisational skills are necessary.

Our preferred method of application is online via our website at the following link: www3.imperial.ac.uk/employment (please select “Job Search” and enter the job reference EN20170272LE). Please complete and upload an application form as directed and submit any other relevant supporting documents such as your full CV.

Further information can be obtained from Professor Molly Stevens, m.stevens@imperial.ac.uk

Should you have any queries about the application process please contact: Mrs Darakshan Khan - d.khan@imperial.ac.uk

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