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Research Laboratory Technician

Department of Oncology

University of Cambridge, Trinity Ln, Cambridge, UK


  • Posted on: 23rd Jan 2022
  • Salary: £23,487-£27,116
  • REF: RD29815
  • Closes: 20th February 2022
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time

Applications are invited for a full-time Research Laboratory Technician to join the ACED Clinic Cambridge Team and CRUK Cambridge Centre Early Detection Programme (https://www.earlydetectioncambridge.org.uk/) on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus. This is an exciting opportunity to be at the cutting edge of new technologies for the early detection of cancer.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and pro-active Research Laboratory Technician to join our ACED Clinic Cambridge team. The successful applicant will play a major role in supporting the team in processing research samples from participants who are joining a bioresource, ACED cohort https://acedcohort.org/, and will be working to GCLP quality guidelines. Duties will include the collection and processing of samples (primarily blood but also urine and saliva) and ensuring that all documentation and laboratory records are maintained meticulously. The role also requires logging and transferring samples to storage facilities.

A high level of attention to detail and organization is required, as well as relevant experience in laboratory work. Previous experience of using a laboratory information management system (LIMS) or sample-tracking software would be advantageous. Good written and oral communication skills are essential. This role would be suitable for someone with a strong science background.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 31 March 2024 in the first instance.

This appointment requires a Research Passport application.

Informal enquiries may be made to Irene Debiram-Beecham Tel: 01223 761085, Email: id213@medschl.cam.ac.uk

Click the ‘Apply’ button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Closing Date: 20th 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 RD29815 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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