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Research Technician - IHA Fly Lab Media

UCL - Division of Biosciences - Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment/Institute of Healthy Ageing

Location: London
Salary: £25,715 to £29,088 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance (grade 5)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 28th September 2021
Closes: 19th October 2021
Job Ref: 1879151

Interview Date: TBC

We are looking for a Research Technician to provide technical, administrative and research support to several groups in the Department. In particular, the role holder will be involved in managing the laboratory and running the Drosophila media preparation facility, including preparing media, managing demand, processing waste and ordering consumables. The post holder will be an active member of the research groups and assist in running the lab and in executing the research programme in order to meet the overall objectives of the projects. 

This is an open ended post and we are looking for someone who could start as soon as possible.  The successful candidate must have experience with media and buffer preparation for biology, basic knowledge of animal handling, molecular biology, biochemistry and genetic techniques. Practical experience in operating and maintaining laboratory equipment and the ability to perform physically demanding routine practical tasks to a consistently high standard is also essential.

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button above.

For informal enquiries about the post please contact Giovanna Vinti at

If you have any queries regarding the application process please contact Biosciences staffing on quoting the vacancy reference number 1879151.

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Closing Date: 19/10/2021

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23.59.

Interview Date: TBC

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

Our department holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award, in recognition of our commitment to advancing gender equality.

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