|Salary:||£22,847 to £26,341 per annum (pro rata for part-time)|
|Hours:||Full Time, Part Time|
|Placed On:||19th November 2021|
|Closes:||16th December 2021|
Full-Time or Part-Time (0.5fte) Option Available
The School of Chemistry stands as a mature and dynamic research-intensive department with a long tradition of high quality research. Applications are invited for a fixed-term position of culture technician in the Laboratory of Dr Rianne Lord. The post-holder will support the Lord Group by conducting cell culture assays with cancer and normal cell lines, understanding compounds modes of action in cells, and assisting in the developing 3D cell culture models.
Duties will involve maintaining cell culture facilities: cleaning; stock taking; routine equipment/instrument maintenance; aliquoting and preparation of reagents and medium; and conducting biochemical assays to assess the activity of novel compounds. The post-holder will also assist in training individuals undertaking research in the cell culture facility. They will be required to be familiar with laboratory safety regulations, working using aseptic techniques and to keep careful records of their work to contribute to research papers.
Educated to degree level in Biology, Biochemistry or a related subject, the post holder will have proven experience in aseptic tissue/cell culture; able to draft scientific reports; self-motivated; excellent attention to detail and a good communicator. The ability to be flexible, work independently and adaptable to change is essential for this role.
The post is available from 1 February 2022 on a full-time basis for 18 months. Alternatively, this post can be offered on a part-time basis for 36 months.
Closing Date: 16 December 2021
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