|Salary:||£22,681 to £25,138 per annum (Grade 4)|
|Placed On:||21st September 2023|
|Closes:||2nd November 2023|
Overview of the Role
Do you have experience of working within a laboratory environment? Do you want to be part of a technically trained team providing a proactive support service to ensure a high quality scientific facility for researchers? Do you have experience of working within laboratory health and safety guidelines?
As Scientific Operations Officer, you will carry out technical laboratory duties as a pivotal part of a technically trained team who maintain a high quality scientific facility for research and teaching.
You will be responsible for facilitating the day-to-day provision of a comprehensive and efficient technical laboratory support service for students and staff across the Institute. You will promote good practice within the laboratory and be an initial point of contact for all researchers reporting problems and requesting advice and information regarding health, safety and well-being within the general laboratory infrastructure.
Providing good customer service within a laboratory environment and a proactive and logical approach to problem solving will be an essential part of your role to provide efficient and effective support. You will have experience of working in a biological or medical sciences based laboratory or building support environment and evidence of being able to support practical laboratory skills and relevant research techniques including experience of basic histology, tissue culture, molecular and biochemical analyses.
To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:
Alison Fardon, Senior Scientific Operations Manager
Additional Information Working at Leeds
We are a campus based community and regular interaction with campus is an expectation of all roles in line with academic and service needs and the requirements of the role. We are also open to discussing flexible working arrangements. To find out more about the benefits of working at the University and what it is like to live and work in the Leeds area visit our Working at Leeds information page.
As an international research-intensive university, we welcome students and staff from all walks of life. We foster an inclusive environment where all can flourish and prosper, and we are proud of our strong commitment to student education. Within the Faculty of Medicine and Health we are dedicated to diversifying our community and we welcome the unique contributions that individuals can bring, and particularly encourage applications from, but not limited to Black, Asian, people who belong to a minority ethnic community; people who identify as LGBT+; and disabled people. Candidates will always be selected based on merit and ability.
Information for disabled candidates
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A criminal record check is not required for this position. However, all applicants will be required to declare if they have any ‘unspent’ criminal offences, including those pending.
Any offer of appointment will be in accordance with our Criminal Records policy. You can find out more about required checks and declarations in our Criminal Records information page.
Location: Leeds - Main Campus
Contract type: Ongoing
Further details: Candidate Brief
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