|Location:||Cambridge, United Kingdom|
|Salary:||£20,484 to £21,571 Starting Salary per annum (+ £2.5k pa for Home Office Personal Licence)|
|Placed On:||23rd November 2022|
|Closes:||8th January 2023|
|Job Ref:||LMB 2001|
The MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology (LMB), is a research institute within UK Research and Innovation (UKRI). UKRI is an entity that brings together nine partners to create an independent organisation with a strong voice for research and innovation, more information can be found at www.ukri.org.
The LMB Biological Services Group (BSG) maintains advanced facilities to house breeding and experimental rodent colonies. We aim to provide the highest standard of modern transgenic production services and experimental resources to support the future scientific programmes of the LMB.
You will join a dedicated team of approximately 70 staff, the majority of whom are technicians. You will work within a smaller team, in an animal holding room. You will be responsible for ensuring that excellent animal care is provided and that high welfare standards are met. Animal health and welfare are of paramount importance to all staff at the LMB and are essential in achieving valid scientific results.
After you have successfully completed your first 3-months of the probationary period, paid overtime will be available. This will be for one weekend (2 sessions), every month and paid at £84.23 per session, plus travel costs. A weekend session is approximately 3 hours each day. There are opportunities to work additional paid overtime on weekends and Bank Holidays via a volunteering system.
The role is based on the Babraham Research Campus and there may be occasional travel to our main lab on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus.
We operate a standard working pattern for full-time staff of 8am – 3.45pm, Monday to Thursday and 8am – 3.30pm on a Friday. However, applications from candidates looking for part-time hours or a job share will be considered. Working for UKRI provides a whole host of benefits including a defined benefit pension scheme and excellent holiday entitlement (40 ½ days including bank holidays and privilege days). You will also have access to free on-site parking, employee shopping and travel discounts, on-site sport and social facilities, as well as a salary sacrifice scheme for cycle to work.
To apply and access full details of the vacancy please visit our job board at https://mrc.tal.net/vx/lang-en-GB/appcentre-1/candidate/postings/2151 .
If you are unable to apply online please contact us at email@example.com.
Final appointments will be subject to a pre-employment screening.
The Medical Research Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer who participates in the Disability Confident scheme.
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