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Research Laboratory Technician (Part Time, Fixed Term)

Applications are invited for a Research Laboratory Technician to join the Cambridge Blood and Stem Cell Bio-bank (CBSB) at the Cambridge Biomedical Campus. CBSB works closely with academic research groups and the regional Haemato-oncology Diagnostic Service, as a regulated platform for banking from clinical trials and research studies to provide research materials and research support to research teams based in Cambridge, the UK and across the world.

We are seeking a Research Laboratory Technician to join our laboratory based sample handling team in the Cambridge Blood and Stem Cell Bio-bank. The successful applicants will play a major role in supporting the laboratory team in processing research samples and with good laboratory and data management. Attention to detail and organisation is required in laboratory work, and previous experience working under a quality management system would be advantageous. Written and oral communication skills are essential. Working within the current research team, the role holder will support the full scope of the laboratories' activities.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 30 November 2018 in the first instance.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment. This appointment also requires a Research Passport application.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing 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.

Closing date for applications is the 17th December 2017, with interview likely to take place in the New Year.

Please quote reference RB14209 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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