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Crop Science Centre Support Platform Technician (Fixed Term)

Applications are invited for a Support Platform Technician to work in the brand new Crop Science Building located on the NIAB site, off Huntingdon Road. You will support the daily operation of plant engineering platforms and contribute to the general running of the Crop Science Centre laboratory. When fully operational the building will house approximately 50 staff, students and academic visitors.

You must have practical experience of molecular biology techniques and working with plants in a lab environment. Experience in a scientific platform service environment, preparing media stocks and sterile working practices (bacteria or plant tissue culture) is essential.

For full details of the position please read the further details document.

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

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

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Please notice that if you have not received any news from us 1 month after the closing date you should consider that on this occasion your application has not been successful.

Please quote reference PD24056 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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