Laboratory Technician

Location
Rushden
Salary
£19000 per annum
Posted
21 Jun 2018
Closes
19 Jul 2018
Ref
J56306
Contact
Emily Thom
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are currently looking for a Laboratory Technician to join a leading research company based in the Rushden area. As the Laboratory Technician you will be responsible for performing laboratory based tasks within the metabolism department.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Your duties as the Laboratory Technician will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. You will be involved in the following general housekeeping tasks within the laboratory:
- Washing of Glassware
- Waste removal
- Stocking and reordering of reagents
- Calibration of pipettes and balances
- Radioactive monitoring

2. As the Laboratory technician you will prepare solutions including HPLC buffers and dose vehicles as well as setting the appropriate study apparatus according to study plans.

3. You will perform experience phases of in vitro, in vivo and environmental fate metabolism studies and perform routine Quantitative Radioactive Analysis work for metabolism studies where required.

4. Supporting other members of staff and assisting in the development of new techniques will be among your responsibilities.

ROLE REQUIREMENTS:

To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Laboratory Technician we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant degree in a Life Sciences related degree such as Biology, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Biochemistry etc.

2. Previous experience carrying out laboratory procedures to GLP/GMP standards is desirable and would be beneficial to your application.

3. Understanding and knowledge of metabolism studies is preferred.

Key Words: Laboratory, Technician, Metabolism, GLP, Research, Graduate, Entry Level.

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for our talent development. We welcome applications for any applicant who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors, and is made up of a collaboration of recruitment processionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.