Protocol is delighted to be recruiting for an experienced Science Lab Technician involved in a variety of laboratory-based investigations within biological, chemical, physical and life science areas. This can include sampling, testing, measuring, recording and analysing results as part of a scientific team. Your job is to provide all the required technical support to enable the laboratory to function effectively, while adhering to correct procedures and health and safety guidelines.
Hours: 27 per week – Monday to Friday
Salary: £9 – £12 p/h
Enhanced DBS is required.
The person & qualifications
The ability to learn specific, practical techniques and apply this knowledge to solve technical problems
God hand-eye coordination, to use technical equipment with accuracy
The ability to maintain and calibrate technical equipment
Time management skills to work on several different projects at once
Experience in providing demonstrations and writing technical reports
Teamwork skills and patience
Attention to detail.
Perform laboratory tests in order to produce reliable and precise data to support scientific investigations
Carry out routine tasks accurately and following strict methodologies to carry out analyses prepare specimens and samples
Construct, maintain and operate standard laboratory equipment, for example centrifuges, titrators, pipetting machines and pH meters
keep equipment in a clean and serviceable condition and ensure the safe removal of waste
Record, and sometimes interpret, results to present to senior colleagues
Use computers and perform mathematical calculations for the preparation of graphs
Ensure the laboratory is well-stocked and resourced and that everything is clearly and correctly labelled
Keep up to date with technical developments, especially those which can save time and improve reliability
Conduct searches on identified topics relevant to the research
Follow and ensure strict safety procedures and safety checks.
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The legal bit…
Protocol National ltd trading as Protocol are acting as an employment agency for this vacancy. As a result of the volume of applications we are currently receiving we regret that we may be unable to respond with individual feedback. If we have not contacted, you within two weeks of your application being received then regretfully your application will not be taken forward on this occasion.