Biological Services Licenced Technician

London, United Kingdom
£27,742-£34,220 (Grade 3)
Monday, 9 September 2019
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 29 September 2019
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

Department: Biological Services Unit
Salary: £27,742-£34,220 (Grade 3)
Location: Charterhouse Square
Closing date: 29-Sep-2019


Biological Services unit

Applications are invited for a full-time Experienced Technician within the Biological Services Unit (BSU). The BSU Technician will work within one of the Biological Services Units, which are based on all three campuses, under Professional Services and Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry (SMD).

The post holder will be requested to work at other sites but will mainly be based on one campus.

The post will involve contribution to the daily running of the BSU and ensuring high standards of husbandry and hygiene. The post holder must have experience with maintenance and generation for transgenic colonies and undertake procedures as required. Also, they should have a commitment to welfare and demonstrate the ability to ensure adequate completion of essential documentation and records.

Previous experience within a BSU facility is vital and the applicant will be required to hold or work towards attaining IAT level 3 diploma in husbandry and Laboratory Animal Science and Technology and to hold or obtain a Personal licence under the Animal Scientific Procedures Act 1986.

The post is full time (35 hours per week), permanent appointment, with an expected start date in October 2019. Starting salary will be in the range of £27,742-£34,220 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Geraldine Hansen at g.hansen@qmul.ac.uk or on 020 7882 2265.

Details about the school can be found at www.smd.qmul.ac.uk

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.

The closing date for applications is 29 September 2019.  Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

The School of Medicine and Dentistry and Athena SWAN Charter for Women in Science.

The Schools of Medicine and Dentistry hold Silver Athena SWAN Awards. We are committed to the equality of opportunities and to advancing women’s careers. We have policies to support staff returning from long-term absence, for flexible arrangements for staff with parental responsibilities and for childcare support. As part of the School’s commitment to the Athena SWAN principles we strongly encourage applications from women.

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