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Trainee Technician (Fixed Term)

We are looking for someone to provide technical support to Professor Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz's Research Group who are working on early development of the mammalian embryo.

The successful applicant will be involved in molecular biology techniques, tissue culture and mouse embryo culture, as well as general laboratory duties, record keeping, organising lectures and making travel arrangements for the Principal Investigator. You will also have a chance to assist with ongoing research projects.

You should have four GCSEs or equivalent level qualification to include Science, Mathematics and English and a strong desire to get involved in research. There may be an opportunity to complete your own 'mini' research project.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 31 August 2019 in the first instance.

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

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 complete the online form as fully as possible.

Please quote reference PM15530 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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