Sample Management Technician
Oxford Vaccine Group, Churchill Hospital, Oxford
Grade 4: £22,847 – £26,341 per annum (with a discretionary range to £28,756)
Would you like a role as a sample management technician with the Oxford Vaccine Group? You could be part of a busy laboratory, that is a world leading site for Vaccine Clinical trials. Come and be a part of the group that developed one of the Covid-19 vaccines that has reached 2 billion doses and is administered worldwide.
The Oxford Vaccine Group (OVG) are seeking enthusiastic, team-oriented people to join the group. This role will be essential in supporting clinical trials that are helping to understand infectious diseases, develop new vaccines and improve pre-existing vaccines for children and adults. Our research has led to the much-anticipated introduction of the Meningitis B vaccine for babies into the UK vaccination schedule, and we have been extensively involved in first in human trials of new vaccines to protect against SARS-CoV-2, the Ebola Virus and run internationally renowned Human Challenge Models of Enteric diseases such as Typhoid and Paratyphoid.
The ideal candidate will work with the team in helping to manage the tens and thousands of samples that we have and ensuring t they are in a well catalogued and efficient storage system. If you are keen to be part of a research environment, can work independently, manage your own time, are proactive, have good communication skills with great attention to detail then this role would be suited to you. The samples are in freezers across multiple locations, with incoming samples coming continually from national and international sites. Accurate inventories, helping consolidation of boxes, working to ensure efficient space management are all integral to allow research to continue seamlessly.
Flexible working hours with a requirement to work later hours or weekends may be required.
Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 02/02/2022 will be considered. Interviews will be held shortly after.
To discuss the post in more detail please contact Dr Elizabeth Clutterbuck and Dr Sagida Bibi using the details below.
Please note this is a re-advertisement of vacancy 154554. Previous applicants need not apply.
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