Senior Technician, Virology

Surrey, United Kingdom
£28,762 to £30,502 per annum
30 Sep 2022
End of advertisement period
16 Oct 2022
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

Microbial Sciences

Location: Guildford
Salary: £28,762 to £30,502 per annum
Post Type: Full Time
Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Sunday 16 October 2022
Reference: 070322

The School of Biosciences & Medicine is at an exciting stage of its development; having recently expanded its Research requirements, we are looking to recruit a senior laboratory technician to take on and support our expanding Virology laboratory’s. 

Working within a team of technical staff, you will provide frontline technical support for three Virology labs and 6 research groups. The ideal candidate for this post will be a highly motivated experienced laboratory technician with a wide range of laboratory-based support knowledge and the ability to prioritise and manage an ever-changing workload. 

The ideal candidate will either have or be willing to gain a radiation protection supervisor qualification and undertake associated training and provide support in this area. 

Alongside this job it is expected, with the support of the laboratory manager, to assist in delivering safe, effective lab management of the designated laboratory within the department, so a strong understanding of laboratory health & safety is very important. The successful candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the laboratories and any associated technical staff.

You will work closely with students, academics and members of the wider Faculty technical team to ensure the smooth and efficient running of the laboratories and associated services across the School.

Adhering to current health and safety legislation, and best practice at all times, you will be very well organised, practical and diligent. You will also be a strong communicator and prepared to work flexibly.

In addition to your salary, a generous annual leave entitlement and relocation provision where appropriate. Our benefits package also includes an exclusive discounted membership package to the Surrey Sports Park and an on-site nursery.

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In return we offer a generous pension, relocation assistance where appropriate, flexible working options including job share and blended home/campus working locations (dependent on work duties), access to world-class leisure facilities on campus, a range of travel schemes and supportive family friendly benefits including an excellent on-site nursery.

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The University of Surrey is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all. We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community. Therefore we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.

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