|Salary:||£25,742 to £29,605 per annum|
|Placed On:||28th September 2023|
|Closes:||29th October 2023|
Applications are invited for a laboratory technician to support the research work in Prof Uta Paszkowski 's laboratory, starting as soon as possible. This is an exciting opportunity for somebody passionate about scientific research to join a vibrant and friendly team of researchers and technicians in the Crop Science Centre at the University of Cambridge and work in a state-of-the-art laboratory.
The Crop Science Centre opened in October 2020 and benefits from the diverse skills and expertise of the University of Cambridge and NIAB, providing an environment for research excellence in crops, with the drive and expertise for scientific translation to address real-world problems. About 50 staff and students are located at the Centre, distributed in between three established research groups and three fellows starting new research programs.
The role holder will report to Prof Paszkowski and will have experience in management, organisation and maintenance of large volumes of materials and/or databases with hands-on expertise in standard molecular biological techniques (PCR, cloning, DNA/RNA extraction). The post demands an ability for systematic, organised working, and sufficient experience to appropriately prioritise tasks. The successful candidate will contribute to overall technical support for the smooth running of research activities across the Paszkowski group.
The new hire will have the ability to work independently once trained, but will also need good communication and interpersonal skills, and be a strong team player, well integrating with the wider team of laboratory technicians.
This is a full time position.
Informal enquiries are welcome and should be directed to Prof Uta Paszkowski (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.
Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.
If you have not received any response 1 month after the closing date, you should consider your application to be unsuccessful.
Please quote reference PD38667 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.
The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.
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