Apprentice Technician (Cell Culture)

DURHAM UNIVERSITY


14 Jun 2023
Job Information

Organisation/Company
DURHAM UNIVERSITY
Research Field
Biological sciences
Researcher Profile
First Stage Researcher (R1)
Country
United Kingdom
Application Deadline
11 Jul 2023 – 00:00 (UTC)
Type of Contract
Temporary
Job Status
Full-time
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?
Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?
No

Offer Description

The Role and Department

The Department of Biosciences is composed of academic staff and research fellows with research and teaching interests that span the broad spectrum of the Biosciences. The Department studies biology from the smallest to the largest scales; from the structures and functions of biological molecules, through to cells, tissues and organisms and to the entire global ecosystem. The interests of academic staff include all types of living organisms, from bacteria, through to the plant and animal kingdoms, to human health and disease.

The post holder will work under the direction of the Experimental Officer for Mammalian Cell Culture and be trusted to work independently on set tasks. The primary role is to provide support to the multi user Cat2 cell culture facilities. The responsibilities of this role will include waste management, specialist laboratory cleaning, maintenance of communal lab areas, maintenance, monitoring and calibration of advanced cell culture equipment, maintaining stock of lab consumables and reagents and supply of clean lab ware. The post holder will assist with management of health and safety within the facility ensuring adherence to HSE guidance on biosafety level 2 requirements. There will also be opportunities to learn cell culture and aseptic techniques, train in use of more specialist equipment including Fluorescent Activated Cell Sorter (FACS) and X-Ray irradiator and work with individual research groups.

Further information about the role and the responsibilities is at the bottom of this job description.

Specific Role Requirements:

To fulfil the terms and conditions of the apprenticeship, the post-holder will be required to complete training on a weekly basis towards the Apprentice Framework in Applied Sciences at Level 3.

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Number of offers available
1
Company/Institute
DURHAM UNIVERSITY
Country
United Kingdom
City
Durham, United Kingdom

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Website
https://www.timeshighereducation.com/unijobs/listing/342861/apprentice-technici…

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City
Durham, United Kingdom

STATUS: EXPIRED

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