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Laboratory Technician

HDH General

Location:  Southampton General Hospital
Salary:   £19,209 to £20,600 per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Thursday 09 December 2021
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1604521AF

You are invited to apply for the position of Laboratory Technician, to work as part of the technical team supporting the research activities of the University of Southampton, Faculty of Medicine in the School of Human Development and Health. The Human Development and Health (HDH) School focuses on world leading research into human development and the mechanisms that underlie its impact on health and disease.

The post will involve laboratory housekeeping, safety and maintenance, as well as conducting routine laboratory experiments, to directly support the research within Human Development and Health.  This is a full time permanent post, equivalent to 36 hours per week. 

Candidates should have previous experience working within a laboratory as well as experience in or a good understanding of PCR and/or Tissue culture techniques. Good interpersonal skills and proficiency using Microsoft Office 365 Excel, Outlook and other standard software packages are essential, as well as a good general education equivalent to a minimum of GCSE standard.

Candidates with professional registration or willingness to work towards achieving this, with support, are particularly welcome.

The School of Human Development and Health technical team is an adaptable, proactive, welcoming and supportive environment. It is anticipated that in this position there will be opportunities for further development along the technical career pathway. 

This post is available immediately and you are welcome to raise any queries with Kate Parry, the School Technical lead via email: k.l.wright@soton.ac.uk  tel: 02381205256

The Faculty of Medicine holds an Athena SWAN Silver Award demonstrating commitment to equal opportunities and gender balance in the workplace. The Faculty recognises that applicants may seek flexible working patterns which will be considered as part of the recruitment process. For further information including key benefits designed to help maintain and support employees' well-being and work-life balance, please see our working with us website pages.

Application Procedure 

You should submit your completed online application form at https://jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Marina Radchenko (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2750 or email recruitment@soton.ac.uk  Please quote reference 1604521AF on all correspondence. 


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We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.


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