Research Laboratory and Safety Co-ordinator

Department of Clinical Neurosciences

University of Cambridge, Trinity Ln, Cambridge, UK


  • Posted on: 13th Jan 2022
  • Salary: £29,614-£35,326
  • REF: ZE29726
  • Closes: 06th February 2022
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time

The Department of Clinical Neurosciences is looking to recruit for the position of Research Laboratory & Safety Coordinator.

Based in the Clifford Allbutt Building (CAB) on the Addenbrookes Biomedical Campus, the post will provide a senior technical service to support all areas of the research activities undertaken by department groups in the building.
This will involve assisting with the day to day management of several research laboratories, to include the procurement of central equipment and consumable supplies, management of central tissue culture facilities, local project management and health and safety.

The post will also provide technical and administrative support to the Department Safety Officer, helping to establish and maintain a strong and positive H&S culture. The post is one of three Laboratory and Safety coordinators in the Department and will work closely with the others to provide input and support to Department wide facilities management.

The successful applicant should be HNC/HND qualified (or equivalent) in a biological or chemical subject. Significant experience and understanding of health & safety guidelines and experience of working in a research laboratory environment, with a broad knowledge of chemical, biological and radiological substances, the use of a wide range of laboratory equipment and previous work as a safety specialist is essential.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.

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Closing Date: 6th February 2022

Interview Date: w/c 14th February 2022

Please ensure that you outline how you match the criteria for the post and why you are applying for this role on the online application form.

Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

Please quote reference ZE29726 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.
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