Laboratory Attendant, UCD NVRL

25 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
10 Feb 2022
University College Dublin
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for a Temporary post of a Laboratory Attendant x 5 FTC 12 months (temp panel) within UCD National Virus Reference Laboratory

Applications are invited for a temporary Laboratory Attendant role within the UCD National Virus Reference Laboratory. Following interviews, a panel will be formed from which future opportunities may be offered. This is a temporary post.

The National Virus Reference Laboratory (NVRL) plays an important role in the Irish Health Services as the principal diagnostic and reference service for clinicians investigating virus infections. The laboratory offers approximately 120 tests for the diagnosis of at least 45 different pathogens and the current workload involves performing in excess of 900,000 tests per annum. The laboratory provides a 24/7 clinical and technical on call service to deal with urgent testing requirements and to support the National Transplant Programme.


The main purpose of the post is to assist with the registration and preparation of specimens for analysis to monitor consumable usage, and maintain and clean equipment in the laboratory area.

Salary Range: € 28,868 - € 33,466

Appointment will be made on the minimum of the scale and in accordance with the Department of Finance guidelines.

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 10th February 2022

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 17:00hrs (Local Irish Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications.

UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CV's submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.

Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the Work at UCD website: