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Job searching is often regarded as a laborious task by many candidates, including people in the technical workforce, who simply do not have the time to search an array of websites and platforms to find opportunities, and deciding whether to make an application based on the available information. 
 
Our offer to candidates - we screen a selection of the latest technician job adverts to provide candidates with an overview of essential key requirements of the post, to help reduce job search time and aid quick application decision-making. 
 
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  • ShanghaiTech University


    Job Title: Technician

    Location: Shanghai, China

    Salary:  Competitive

    Contract type: Permanent

    Closing date: 15 November 2018

    Overview of essential key requirements:

    Qualifications:
    Bachelor degree in one of the following majors: Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Biotechnology or similar. Master degree or PhD will be preferred.

    Skills:
    Excellent communication and writing skills in English. 

    Experience:
    Experience in an analytical position at research centres or private companies is required, if the candidate does not hold a Master degree or a PhD (ideally 2 years). Solid experience in human cell culture, and in stem cell culture preferred. Experience of culture of human pluripotent stem cells and their differentiation will be preferred.









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  • Queen Mary University of London


    Job Title: Research Technician 

    Location: London

    Salary:  £27,251 - £28,702 per annum

    Contract type: Fixed-Term/Contract

    Closing date: 2 November 2018

    Overview of essential key requirements:

    Qualifications:
    BSc or equivalent in a biological or related science.

    Skills:
    Laboratory bench skills; Good Interpersonal and Organisational skills. Organisation of working time between research, supervision and administration. Good team working, analytical, communication, prioritisation and research process skills.

    Experience:
    Experience in cell culture, cloning, qPCR and western blotting. Experience with computer software relevant to laboratory research, data presentation and statistical evaluation of results. Experience and microscopy and immunochemistry is desired.​

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  • The James Hutton Institute 


    Job Title: Molecular Bacteriology Technician

    Location: Dundee

    Salary:  £24,500 per annum

    Contract type: Fixed-Term/Contract

    Closing date: 25 October 2018

    Overview of essential key requirements:

    Qualifications:
    Biological sciences degree.

    Skills:
    Proven ability with microbiological techniques, such as culturing bacteria. Effective written communication, maintaining records and data handling. Evidence of working effectively with a team. Self-motivation and time management.

    Experience:
    Experience of molecular biology techniques such as DNA extraction, PCR and molecular cloning. Research experience working in lab environment.





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  • Brunel University London


    Job Title: Technician

    Location: Uxbridge

    Salary:  £19,574 - £24,183 per annum

    Contract type: Permanent

    Closing date: 31 October 2018

    Overview of essential key requirements:

    Qualifications:
    Degree or equivalent in a chemical or biological sciences field.

    Skills:
    Understanding of health safety issues in the workplace, knowledge of analytical chemistry techniques. Good communication, planning and prioritisation, organisational and computer skills. Ability to work in a team and keep meticulous records.

    Experience:
    Experience in an analytical chemistry or biological laboratory. 





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  • Abcam Plc


    Job Title: Apprentice Laboratory Technician – Level 5 (Purification and Conjugation) 

    Location: Cambridge 

    Salary:  £16,000

    Contract type: Fixed-Term/Contract

    Closing date: 29 October 2018

    Overview of essential key requirements:

    Qualifications:
    Minimum of 5 GCSE’s, grades c/4 or above, these must include Maths, English and a Science subject. 2 A-Levels grade C or above, one of which to be a science subject (preferably Biology) or a BTEC in applied Science.

    Skills:
    Good oral and written communication skills, able to follow instructions and work on your own initiative. Computer skills, particularly in database and word processing. Good organisational skills with ability to prioritise workload.

    Experience:
    Proven experience with work practices in an electronics design and testing facility. Significant experience within mixed mode circuit design, embedded electronics design and testing, integrated circuits design and testing, and sensors instrumentation.

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  • EMBL


    Job Title: Genetic and Viral Facility – Technical Officer 

    Location: Rome, Italy

    Salary:  unspecified, depending on experience and qualifications

    Contract type: Fixed-Term/Contract

    Closing date: 7 November 2018

    Overview of essential key requirements:

    Qualifications:
    A degree in a relevant field (molecular biology, biology or related disciplines). Full training as a molecular biology technician and/or extensive working experience in molecular biology.

    Skills:
    Highly organised, able to run multiple projects in parallel, maintain a clear, organised, up to date notebook and electronic database. Perform molecular biology relevant calculations. Project management skills and ability to work independently. Good knowledge of desktop software applications, teamwork and strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills.

    Experience:
    Hands-on experience in manipulating bacteria and cell culture with aseptic technique. Extensive and successful hands-on experience in DNA manipulation (plasmid preps, PCR, qPCR, cloning, and restriction mapping). Experience in viral cultivation, purification and quantitation as well as work under BSL2 conditions, and DNA analysis/documentation software (SnapGene or Gene Construction Kit).​


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  • Queens Gate (School)


    Job Title: Science Technician 

    Location: London

    Salary:  Not specified ​

    Contract type: Permanent

    Closing date: 28 November 2018​

    Overview of essential key requirements:

    Qualifications:
    A Level or equivalent in a Science subject, preferably Physics.​

    Skills:
    Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills, and have the ability to prioritise busy workloads and work effectively under pressure.​

    Experience:
    Proven experience of working in a Physics Laboratory is essential.​






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  • University of Arts London, Central Saint Martins


    Job Title: Event Support Technician 

    Location: London

    Salary:  £28,839 - £32,205 per annum

    Contract type: Permanent 

    Closing date: 21 October 2018

    Overview of essential key requirements:

    Qualifications:
    Educated to degree level in Audio/Visual and/or Media.

    Skills:
    Work under pressure and assist clients with hardware setups and advise on best practice. Working knowledge of audio mixing consoles and signal flow. Familiarity with Mac and Windows operating systems, video production and editing skills (Adobe Premiere, Audition and Photoshop). Basic understanding of cameras (Go Pros, DSLR’s, DV cameras). Highly developed technical troubleshooting skills.

    Experience:
    Experience in a technical support role, assisting user with their setup requirements. Experience supporting live events and being the sole person responsible for any technical deliverables or issues that may arise. Experience of teamwork, planning and managing resources and effective teaching, learning or professional practice to support excellent teaching, pedagogy and inclusivity.

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  • Swansea University


    Job Title: Research Laboratory Technician 

    Location: Swansea

    Salary:  £29,515 – 33,199 per annum 

    Contract type: Fixed term/Contract

    Closing date: 21 October 2018

    Overview of essential key requirements:

    Qualifications:
    BSc degree allied to biological sciences/chemistry, or equivalent experience. 

    Skills:
    Proven ability to provide high-quality technical support to laboratory research projects. Able to evidence compliance with written standard operating procedures (SOPs). Able to act on own initiative to ensure the smooth running of projects including pro-active management of stock, consumables and materials required for projects. Exemplary time management, communication and record-keeping skills.

    Experience:
    Expertise in a broad range of preparative biochemical / molecular biological techniques.

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  • Aston University


    Job Title: Biosciences Technician ​

    Location: Birmingham​

    Salary:  £19,730 - £22,017 per annum​

    Contract type: Permanent

    Closing date: 24 October 2018​

    Overview of essential key requirements:

    Qualifications:
    HND/BTEC, NVQ level 3 in a relevant subject. Educated to GCSE standard or equivalent, including English and Maths. Possess a basic knowledge of general laboratory procedures.​

    Skills:
    Ability to follow clear instructions and learn procedures and work in a team. Ability to work independently on a defined task, following appropriate instruction. Willingness to be flexible and support colleagues in the delivery of the technical role. Good Microsoft Office packages and e-mail skills. Understanding of basic experimental techniques and communication skills.​

    Experience:
    Practical laboratory competency including basic laboratory techniques: use of pipettes, preparation of basic laboratory solutions and chemicals.​


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