Research Laboratory Technician

Department of Plant Sciences

University of Cambridge, Trinity Ln, Cambridge, UK


  • Posted on: 16th Feb 2021
  • Salary: £26,715-£30,942 pro rata
  • REF: PD25711
  • Closes: 04th March 2021
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time

We are looking for a Research Laboratory Technician to provide technical support for teaching and research activities in the Environmental Plant Physiology group, led by Dr Johannes Kromdijk.

The role will involve providing support for research projects in the general area of photosynthetic light-dependent reactions, carbon assimilation, and high light stress. Specific tasks will include helping students and research staff design, develop and modify experimental protocols, providing technical advice with regards to experimental design and sample analysis, demonstrating and providing training in routine procedures in the group, being responsible for the maintenance and repair of equipment, and support for measurement campaigns in field-based research projects in the UK and abroad. Practical experience of plant physiological techniques in the area of photosynthesis and a working understanding of common plant molecular biology techniques are essential.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 4 years in the first instance at 0.5fte.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

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