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Laboratory Technician

University of Southampton - Biological Sciences Technical

Location: Southampton
Salary: £18,709 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 13th October 2021
Closes: 8th November 2021
Job Ref: 1435921BJ-R

Location:  Highfield Campus

You are invited to apply for the full time position of Laboratory Technician to work as part of the Technical team supporting the School of Biological Sciences teaching activities. The post will involve preparing equipment, reagents and samples for undergraduate practical classes to time and quality standards across a broad range of Biological disciplines.

The ideal candidate will have a scientific background and have an appreciation of the hazards both biological and chemical that can exist within the laboratory setting. The candidate must have a willingness to work with a variety of waste streams (chemical, biological and recycling), to adhere to specific cleaning protocols and be able to assist in the cleaning, calibration and maintenance of a range of common basic laboratory equipment. The candidate should also be competent at using common computer packages and administrative systems.

The School of Biological Sciences technical team is an adaptable, proactive and hardworking team and the ideal candidate should have a good range of soft skills that will upkeep the team’s work ethic.

This post is available immediately and you are welcome to raise any queries with Jane Worner-Gibbs the Deputy Senior Technical Manager on email: tel: 02380598145

Application Procedure 

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Sam Stubbs (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2750 or email  Please quote reference 1435921BJ-R on all correspondence.

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We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.


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