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About the role

The University of Leicester is seeking to appoint an experienced Technician in the Department of Cardiovascular Sciences.

As a Technician your role will be to provide specific technical support in relation to biological samples collected during multiple clinical trials. This will involve receiving, cataloguing and keeping ongoing records of the samples and communicating with our collaborators. You will use in-house developed methods to analyse the samples and communicate the results to your line manager.

This position is offered as a full time, fixed term contract for 1 year. 
About you
The successful candidate will have a technical or scientific education to ONC or NVQ3 level with previous technical work experience in a comparable setting. You will have knowledge and understanding of Health and Safety policies and procedures as well as excellent IT skills.
You will have the ability to produce and record accurate laboratory data and be able to troubleshoot technical problems, taking the appropriate action. You will be a highly motivated individual with good practical and communication skills who works well as part of a team. 
For more information on the role and its responsibilities please see the Job Summary Form. 
Additional information
Informal queries are welcome and can be made to Dr Karen Molyneux on km65@leicester.ac.uk.

Leicester is a leading University committed to international excellence, world-changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. We are strongly committed to inclusivity, promoting equality and celebrating diversity among our staff. Located close to the city centre, our staff enjoy a friendly and supportive working environment, plenty of training opportunities and a wide range of excellent campus facilities.

The Department of Cardiovascular Sciences is committed to sustaining a progressive, equality driven environment in which all our staff can thrive.  We believe this can be accomplished through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds. In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between work and personal lives, we consider proposals for flexible working as well as job share arrangements.

In return for your hard work, we offer a working environment that is committed to inclusivity, through promoting equality and valuing diversity. We offer a competitive salary package with excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance. Located close to Leicester city centre, our award winning campus benefits from a wide range of cafes, a fully equipped sports centre and nursery facilities. Further information regarding our extensive range of staff benefits is available here.