Technician in Wellcome Wolfson Institute for Experimental Medicine

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Technician in Wellcome Wolfson Institute for Experimental Medicine

Queen’s University Belfast – School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences

Location: Belfast – Ireland
Salary: £18,342 to £21,236
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 29th July 2021
Closes: 16th August 2021
Job Ref: 21/109010

School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences is currently seeking to appoint an exceptional candidate to the post of Technician. The successful candidate will provide a technical and logistical support service to academic and research staff, in order to service the core needs of staff and students in the Wellcome Wolfson Institute for Experimental Medicine (WWIEM), thus helping to ensure that numerous laboratories operate safely and efficiently on a day-to-day basis.

This is a physically demanding post which requires a large volume of manual handling. The post holder will be required to move large gas tanks, load and unload large autoclaves, and lift and move clinical waste bins (with appropriate training and aids).

The successful candidate must have:

  • Academic and/or vocational qualifications e.g., 5 GCSE’s A-C and/or NVQ level 2 in relevant subject (or equivalent) e.g biology, chemistry
  • 1 year’s work experience in a relevant commercial or academic scientific laboratory.
  • Relevant experience in a scientific laboratory dealing with infectious agents.

Informal enquires may be directed to Adrian Devine on a.devine@qub.ac.uk or Richard Forgrave on r.w.forgrave@qub.ac.uk

Closing date: Monday 16 August 2021

Anticipated interview date: Friday 3 September 2021

Please click Apply or visit www.qub.ac.uk/jobs for further information about the role including the essential and desirable criteria, the School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences and our attractive reward package.

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