Technician/Research Technician

Southampton, United Kingdom
£25,627 to £30,497 Pro rata per annum
20 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
28 Jan 2022
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time


Location:  Southampton General Hospital
Salary:   £25,627 to £30,497 Pro rata per annum
Part Time 18 hours per week, Fixed Term until 28/02/2023
Closing Date:  Friday 28 January 2022
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1650521AF

Applications are invited for an enthusiastic Research Technician to join our multidisciplinary group investigating the role of epigenetic processes in human disease and muscle ageing. This is a part time position, to support the general research activities of the EpiGen research group within the Faculty of Medicine. The successful applicant will be based within the Institute of Developmental Sciences Building at University Hospital Southampton. It is anticipated that the post will be taken up in March 2022 and will be in the first instance available for 12 months.

You must have a skill level equivalent to achievement of HNC, A-Level, NVQ3 with proven work experience acquired in relevant technical support roles and job-related training.   Experience and understanding of molecular biology techniques including DNA/RNA extraction, RT-PCR and cell culture is also essential.  The ideal candidate will also have experience working within a team, training others, and have comprehensive experience and understanding of laboratory health and safety requirements, including preparation of standard operating procedures and risk assessments.

 You are welcome to raise any queries with Dr Emma Garratt, Senior Enterprise Fellow for EpiGen on email:, Tel : 023 81208664

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Michelle (HR Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2750 or email Please quote reference 1650521AF on all correspondence.