UNIVERSITY OF SURREY

Laboratory Technician, Autoclaves

Location
Guildford, United Kingdom
Salary
£23,334 to £24,771
Posted
Friday, 14 June 2019
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 30 June 2019
Ref
036919
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

School of Biosciences & Medicine

Location:      Guildford
Salary:      £23,334 to £24,771
Post Type:      Full Time
Closing Date:      Sunday 30 June 2019
Interview Date:      Monday 15 July 2019

The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at the University of Surrey is a recognised world-leader in biosciences research and currently supports 4000 students in a variety of teaching environments. In the latest UK research excellence framework we were rated one of the top eight UK institutions for biosciences, health and veterinary research.

We are looking to recruit a skilled laboratory technician who, under the direction of the research laboratory manager, is required to supervise a small technical team in the high-throughput decontamination and processing of teaching and research waste materials. Key duties include the planning/organising of the team to ensure a reliable, customer-friendly service, operation of the Faculty’s 700L autoclaves and achieving efficient turnaround times for reusable lab equipment.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working in a laboratory environment, a good understanding of the Health & Safety aspects of working with biological/chemical contaminated materials, and a practical and methodical approach to work. This post requires a significant amount of manual handling and an ability to adapt to changes in the workload at peak times.

You will be interacting with students, academics and other members of the technical team on a daily basis. Delivering a high level of customer care will be an important aspect of this role.

In addition to your salary and a generous annual leave entitlement, a relocation provision will be added 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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