The role is based at the Pirbright Institute, The Pirbright Institute, Ash Road, Pirbright, Woking, GU24 0NF
The Pirbright Institute delivers world-leading research to understand, predict, detect and respond to viral disease outbreaks. This laboratory technician role would be shared between the laboratory management team and the core science team and will provide the applicant with many transferable skills.
(50%) Responsible for supporting laboratory management services which will include:
(50%) Responsible for supporting science, which will include:
The apprentice would achieve: • A broad understanding of laboratory management in a Class II and high containment context, including health, safety and biosafety issues. • Proficiency in basic tissue culture techniques, basic flow cytometry and bio imaging techniques (preparation of samples for analysis including immunofluorescence and staining for cellular or viral markers. Preparation of general laboratory reagents) • Scientific equipment database management training.
37 hours Monday – Friday (Monday through Thursday 08.45 to 17.15, Fridays 08.30 to 16.30. 25 days holiday plus bank holidays and privilege days)
£15,075 per annum (24 month fixed term contract)