Laboratory Assistant

Applications Close: 07 May 2021

Salary: £17,893 to £18,981 per annum depending on qualifications and experience

Contract Length: Permanent

Applications are invited for an enthusiastic and motivated Laboratory Assistant to join the Quadram Institute Bioscience (QIB), based in Norwich, UK.

The role

The successful candidate will provide a high standard of technical support to research staff in the Quadram Institute. They will maintain safe and effective laboratories and ensure good laboratory practice. The post holder will be involved in general housekeeping, glassware handling, stock management and providing services to underpin the research programmes and postgraduate student projects. They will also provide an essential core service support that has key health and safety duties.

The ideal candidate

Candidates must possess at least 3 A Levels grades A-E, or equivalent. They must also possess GCSEs, or equivalent, in Maths, English and Science. Recent experience of working in a multiuser biological research laboratory is desirable. The ideal candidate will be organised, able to work independently and have the ability to work flexibly within a small team.

Additional information

Salary on appointment will be within the range £17,893 to £18,981 per annum depending on qualifications and experience.  This is a full-time post offered on a permanent basis.

Further information and details of how to apply can be found here, or contact the Human Resources team on 01603 450462 or  quoting reference 1004043.

Please note, this post does not meet UKVI requirements to provide visa sponsorship.

We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sectors of society.  The Institute supports equality of opportunity within the workplace and expects all employees to share and display these values.  To support our commitment, we have a range of family, faith and diversity friendly working arrangements to help all staff achieve excellence in their area of work.

As a Disability Confident employer, we guarantee to offer an interview to all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for this vacancy