Scientific Operations Officer

Leeds, United Kingdom
£19,612 to £22,417 p.a.
27 Feb 2020
End of advertisement period
10 Mar 2020
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

Do you have experience of working within a laboratory environment? Do you want to be part of a technically trained team providing a proactive support service to ensure a high quality scientific facility for researchers? Do you have experience of working within laboratory health and safety guidelines?

As Scientific Operations Officer, you will carry out technical laboratory duties as a pivotal part of a technically trained team who maintain a high quality scientific facility for researchers. You will be responsible for facilitating the day-to-day provision of a comprehensive and efficient technical laboratory support service for students and staff across the Institute.

You will promote good practice within the laboratory and be an initial point of contact for all researchers reporting problems and requesting advice and information regarding health, safety and well-being within the general laboratory infrastructure. Providing good customer service within a laboratory environment and a proactive and logical approach to problem solving will be an essential part of your role to provide efficient and effective support.

You will have experience of working in a biological or medical sciences based laboratory environment and evidence of practical laboratory skills and relevant research techniques including experience of basic histology, tissue culture, molecular and biochemical analyses.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Kay White, Senior Scientific Operations Manager

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 7712,

Further Information

The University of Leeds is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offers a range of family friendly policies. The University is a charter member of Athena SWAN and holds the Bronze award. The School of Medicine holds the Gold award. We are committed to being an inclusive medical school that values all staff, and we are happy to consider job share applications and requests for flexible working arrangements from our employees.

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Medicine & Health
School/Institute:  Leeds Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine (LICAMM)
Section:  Institute Support Services
Category:  Technical Support
Grade:  Grade 4
Salary:  £19,612 to £22,417 p.a.
Working Time:  35 hours per week
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Closing Date:  Tuesday 10 March 2020
Interview Date:  Friday 27 March 2020
Reference:  MHLCM1221
Downloads:  Candidate Brief