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Chief Laboratory Teaching Technician

The Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience at the University of Cambridge are looking for a Chief Laboratory Teaching Technician to support our veterinary preclinical teaching. This role is central to the provision of teaching for future veterinary clinicians.

You will be the senior technician coordinating the provision of key teaching facilities and resources to first and second year students studying the Veterinary Sciences course, including anatomy and reproductive biology. The role involves the management of five rooms the largest of which is a veterinary dissection room, the preparation of teaching facilities, the acquisition, preparation and preservation of teaching materials, health and safety, as well as contributing to the administration of timetabling, assessment and attendance records.

The successful candidate will have practical experience of laboratory work or post mortem activity and equipment. They will have excellent communication and people management skills and have good attention to detail. The role holder will have an interest in, and a commitment to, veterinary scientific training.

Informal enquiries about the position can be made to Prof. David Bainbridge

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

On the online form, in the suitability for the role section, you should explain the reasons for your application and how your knowledge, skills and experience match the requirements of the role. The full contact details for two professional referees should be provided; please note that we will assume that you are happy for us to approach your referees at any stage, unless you indicate otherwise in the space provided on the form.

The closing date for applications is 23 June 2023.

Please quote reference PM36796 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 Department of Physiology, Development & Neuroscience particularly encourages women and candidates from a Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic background to apply for this vacancy.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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