Research Technician, Biology, Medicine and Health

Manchester, United Kingdom
£23,334 per annum
07 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
20 Nov 2018
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing Date : 20/11/2018
Salary : £23,334 per annum
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Biology, Medicine & Health
Division : FBMH Faculty Office Administration
Hours Per week : 17.5 Hours per week
Contract Duration : Fixed term Starting as soon as possible for 6 Months

A 6 month part time post is available immediately for a Level 4 Research Technician on a project investigating fetal-onset hydrocephalus in a rodent model of this neurological condition. The applicant must hold a Home Office Personal Licence to carry out animal procedures including daily intraperitoneal dosing and tissue collection. Experience with fetal tissue would be useful.

For this post it is important that applicants have the necessary laboratory skills for tissue collection and processing, histology, cryotomy and immunohistochemistry as well as Western blotting and tissue blotting.

They will work closely with a postdoctoral researcher to achieve the research objectives. In addition to the specific needs of the project the appointee will provide general technical support, with minimal supervision, in a range of project specific research activities including: the running and troubleshooting of experiments; the maintenance, use and teaching of research associated equipment.

There will also be a requirement to assist team members in ensuring that staff and students operate safe working practices ensuring health and safety compliance within the laboratories.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status. All appointments are made on merit.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Successful candidates may be subject to pre-employment screening carried out on our behalf by a third party. The offer of employment will be dependent on the successful candidate passing that screening. Whilst you will be required to provide express consent at a later stage, by continuing with your application now you acknowledge that you are aware that such screening will take place, and agree to take part in the process.

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Tel: 0161 850 2004

General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

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