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  • University of Liverpool

    Job title: Research Technician – Grade 5University of Liverpool logo

    Location: Liverpool

    Salary: £24,771 - £28,660 per annum

    Contract type: Fixed-term/contract

    Closing date: 18 December 2018

    Qualification:
    BTEC Higher (or equivalent) in cell biology, physiology, molecular biology, microbiology, immunology/inflammation biology, cancer medicine, or other relevant subject.

    Skills:
    Meticulous laboratory skills and the ability to identify resolve problems. Competent computer skills (data input, email, word processing, spreadsheets for the storage and analysis of data, and to work with specialised computer programmes associated with instrumentation). Ability to clearly present information verbally, electronically and on paper. The ability to produce a high level of quality and quantity of work with good reproducibility of results.

    Experience:
    Excellent research record in one or more of the following fields: cancer biology, immunology and/or fibrosis. Experience of using immunohistochemistry, immunofluorescent staining and microscopy imaging techniques, assess gene and protein expression by quantitative real-time PCR and SDS-PAGE/Western blotting, to study interaction of cancer cells with stroma cells in vitro.

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  • University of Reading


    Job Title: Senior Technician – Crops and Environment Lab 

    Location: Reading

    Salary:  £24,771 - £29,517 per annum

    Contract type: Permanent

    Closing date: 27 January 2019

    Overview of essential key requirements:

    Qualifications:
    BTEC Level 3, NVQ3 electrical engineering from NICEIC registered institution (Part P qualified). Demonstrable commitment to Continuing Professional Development.

    Skills:
    Able to operate, maintain, service, repair and troubleshoot controlled environment cabinets, walk-in rooms and refrigeration systems. Proven track record of analytical and problem solving skills. Demonstrable management of external contractors. Able to provide clear specialist guidance to staff and students on complex technical issues (e.g. in writing and/or verbally).

    Experience:
    Experience in electrical fault finding and 415V experience, and designing, constructing, maintaining, repairing and troubleshooting complex electrical equipment. Use of electronic controls, sensors and software. Prioritising and managing competing demands. Resolving complex problems, writing and following Risk Assessments and SOPs.

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  • University of Oxford


    Job Title: Preclinical MR Technician 

    Location: Oxford

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

    Contract type: Fixed-Term/Contract

    Closing date: 4 January 2019

    Overview of essential key requirements:

    Qualifications:
    MSc in neuroscience using MRI in small animals. Excellent academic track record, with peer-reviewed publications including first author papers, and familiarity with existing literature and research in the field

    Skills:
    Skills with data and/or image analysis. Demonstrable skills in working with and communicating to scientists from a range of backgrounds. Excellence in time management, attention to detail and project delivery.

    Experience:
    Hands-on research experience in brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in rodents using a range of different imaging modalities, including diffusion imaging and manganese enhanced MRI and in-vivo early post-natal imaging. Experience of integrating sex based analyses into rodent studies and rodent brain analysis pipelines, including the MINC toolkit. Track record of effective collaboration and experience of using and operating Bruker MRI platforms.

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  • Shanghaitech university


    Job Title: Technician

    Location: Shanghai, China

    Salary:  Competitive

    Contract type: Permanent

    Closing date: 15 January 2019

    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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  • University of Sussex


    Job Title: Research Assistant/Technician

    Location: Falmer

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

    Contract type: Fixed-Term/Contract

    Closing date: 19 December 2018​

    Overview of essential key requirements:

    Qualifications:
    BSc or Masters Degree, or a Level 6 NVQ, or an equivalent professional qualification (RSci), or experience in an appropriate field.​

    Skills:
    Proven ability to work independently, use initiative, demonstrable IT skills – Word, Excel, bespoke databases, email and internet packages. Proven expertise in using specialist lab equipment.  Numerate and literate with good communication and organisational skills. Ability to prioritise to meet set deadlines and produce a high level of quality and quantity of work within job requirements.​

    Experience:
    Significant experience, working knowledge and proficiency of own area of expertise in the relevant technical and intellectual fields. Proven experience in molecular biology and/or protein biochemistry X Proven experience in managing sub-projects within a larger research program X Experience of training others in complex methodologies.​

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  • University of the West of England


    Job Title: Robotics Technician University of the West of England

    Location: Bristol

    Salary: £29,515 to £33,199

    Contract type: Permanent

    Closing date: 13 January 2019

    Overview of essential key requirements:

    Qualifications:
    Essential A degree in an engineering, robotics or computer science related subject.

    Skills:
    Ability to, or willing to acquire the ability to, design and construct electronics hardware from component level.  Ability to fault find on mechanical and electronic assemblies and equipment.

    Experience:
    Experience in instructing/training of engineering principles, working with electro/mechanical/servo systems, mechatronics, and in the operation, development and problem solving of equipment that is controlled by software.







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  • Buckinghamshire New University


    Job Title: Technical Demonstrator – Simulations, Psychology and Performance Bucks New University logo

    Location: High Wycombe

    Salary:  £28,660 - £32,236 per annum

    Contract type: Permanent

    Closing date: 20 January 2019

    Overview of essential key requirements:

    Qualifications:
    Evidence of qualifications or experience in disciplines relevant to post .

    Skills:
    Excellent communication, negotiation, empathy and understanding. Ability to work under pressure against tight deadlines and make informed decisions. Excellent IT skills in all major office-based applications and a knowledge of the use of Moulage to aid learning.

    Experience:
    Detailed knowledge of techniques or processes relevant to post, including simulation and or Psychology in a clinical context. Proven experience of working within teams and demonstrating complex specialist tasks and procedures. Good working knowledge of relevant Health & Safety policies.




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  • Wellcome Sanger Institute 


    Job Title: Animal Technician

    Location: Cambridge

    Salary: £20,250 - £24,503 per annum

    Contract type: Permanent

    Closing date: 31 December 2018

    Overview of essential key requirements:

    Qualifications:
    Institute of Animal Technology Certificate or equivalent.
     
    Skills:
    Ability to keep neat and accurate records. Effective at communicating and liaising with others Experience in an animal facility.

    Experience:
    Experience in an animal facility work.  Awareness of A[SP]A and Refinement, Replacement and Reduction.









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  • EMBL


    Job Title: Biological Laboratory Technician 

    Location: Grenoble, France

    Salary:  Competitive salary - grade 4

    Contract type: Fixed-Term/Contract

    Closing date: 8 February 2019

    Overview of essential key requirements:

    Qualifications:
    A master degree in Biochemistry or related field. Full training as a molecular biology technician and/or extensive working experience in molecular biology.

    Skills:
    Excellent skills in molecular biology, including cloning, expression and purification of proteins and master protein expression in E.coli. Fluency in English.

    Experience:
    Experience of work in research projects, ability to work independently as well as in a team and have very good organisational skills.


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  • University of Southampton


    Job Title: Laboratory Technician – Biological Sciences 

    Location: Highfield Campus, Southampton 

    Salary: £17,408 per annum

    Contract type: Permanent

    Closing date: 18 December 2018

    Overview of essential key requirements:

    Qualifications:
    Skill level equivalent to achievement of NVQ2, GCSE or City and Guilds, with relevant work experience in a technical support role.

    Skills:
    Understanding of relevant Health and Safety regulations and procedures. Experience of following risk assessments. Demonstrate planning and organisational, problem solving and initiative, management and teamwork, and the ability to communicate and influence, related to all aspects of laboratory systems, processes and customer services.

    Experience:
    Able to demonstrate a sufficient knowledge of work systems, equipment processes and standard IT packages. Able to use and assist in day-to-day maintenance of laboratory equipment, apparatus and facilities.




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