UNIVERSITY OF SURREY

Senior Laboratory Technician, School of Biosciences and Medicine

Location
Guildford, United Kingdom
Salary
£27,025 to £28,660
Posted
Monday, 27 May 2019
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 9 June 2019
Ref
031419
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

School of Biosciences & Medicine

Location:      Guildford
Salary:      £27,025 to £28,660
Post Type:      Full Time
Closing Date:      Sunday 09 June 2019
Interview Date:      Wednesday 10 July 2019

The School of Biosciences & Medicine is at an exciting stage of its development; having recently expanded its teaching requirements across the technical team, we are looking to recruit a senior laboratory technician to take on and expand our new Student Project Lab.

Working within a team of technical staff, you will provide frontline technical support for undergraduate and post graduate projects. The ideal candidate for this post will be a highly motivated experienced laboratory technician with a wide range of bio-science related technical expertise with the added experience of working with UG / PG students helping design, execute and refine projects.

Alongside this job it is expected with the support the laboratory manager in delivering safe, effective lab management of the designated laboratory within the department, so a strong understanding of laboratory health & safety is very important. The successful candidate will be directly involved in delivering training to lab users, monitoring and advising on best practice, supporting and contributing to their projects.

You will work closely with students, academics and members of the wider Faculty technical team to ensure the smooth and efficient running of the laboratories and associated services across the School.

Adhering to current health and safety legislation, and best practice at all times, you will be very well organised, practical and diligent. You will also be a strong communicator and prepared to work flexibly.

In addition to your salary, a generous annual leave entitlement and relocation provision where appropriate. Our benefits package also includes an exclusive discounted membership package to the Surrey Sports Park and an on-site nursery.

For further information, please see the below job description or for an informal discussion, please contact Abbe Martyn – Technical Services Manager (a.martyn@surrey.ac.uk) 01483 683515 or Jana Baron – Research Laboratory Manager (Bacteriology, j.baron@surrey.ac.uk.) 01483 689021.

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