|Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology|
|School of Clinical Medicine > Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology|
Research Laboratory Technician (Fixed Term)
Applications are invited for the post of Research Laboratory Technician (Grade 3) in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology within the School of Clinical Medicine.
The successful applicant will work as part of a team for the Biomedical Research Centre Women's Health theme (http://cambridge-brc.org.uk/content/conduct-pregnancy-outcome-prediction-study) and will work primarily on the processing of tissue, blood and DNA samples. Training will be given with a computer based Sample Management system which will be used by the role holder to track sample movement and ensure the correct and safe storage of samples.
The role holder will assist in the day to day running of the laboratories. This will include departmental housekeeping duties such as glass washing, autoclaving, lab cleaning and waste disposal (training given on appropriate equipment and procedures). As part of the team the role holder will be responsible for -80ºC freezer maintenance, laboratory stock levels, preparing solutions and facilitating receipt of deliveries to the department.
Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 31 December 2015 in the first instance.
The deadline for applications is on 14th March 2014.
Interviews will be held on 24th March 2014.
Informal enquiries are also welcome via email to: Joanne Hackett, email@example.com
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Please return a covering letter and a completed CHRIS/5, please complete Part 1 and not Part 2 (Part 3 is optional) http://www.admin.cam.ac.uk/offices/hr/forms/chris5/ by the closing date to firstname.lastname@example.org or via post to University of Cambridge, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Box 223, The Rosie Hospital, Robinson Way, Cambridge, CB2 0SW.
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