Research Laboratory & Safety Co-ordinator - University of Cambridge

Vacancy Reference Number
Closing Date
11 Aug 2019
£28,660 to £34,189 per annum
The Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Cambridge
Fixed term for 3 years in the first instance

The Department of Clinical Neurosciences is looking to recruit for the position of a Research Laboratory & Safety Co-ordinator.

Based in the Clifford Allbutt Building (CAB) on the Addenbrookes Biomedical Campus, the post will provide a senior technical service to support all areas of the research activities undertaken by departmental groups within the building. 

This will involve assisting with the day to day management of several research laboratories, to include the procurement of central equipment and consumable supplies, management of central tissue culture facilities, local project management and health and safety.

The post will also provide technical and administrative support to the Departmental Laboratory and Facilities Manager, helping to establish and maintain a strong and positive departmental H&S culture. In addition, the post will also provide input and support to Department wide facilities management.

The successful applicant should be HNC/HND qualified (or equivalent) in a biological or chemical subject. Significant experience and understanding of health & safety guidelines and experience of working in a research laboratory environment, with a broad knowledge of chemical, biological and radiological substances, the use of a wide range of laboratory equipment and previous work as a safety specialist is essential.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit :

Closing date: 11 August 2019

Interview date: w/c 19 August 2019

Please ensure that you outline how you match the criteria for the post and why you are applying for this role on the online application form.

Please include details of your referees, including e-mail address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

Please quote reference ZE19666 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

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