We are seeking an enthusiastic, experienced animal technician required to join our team working with laboratory species including rodents and zebrafish in this central University research facility.
• To be a member of a team carrying out animal husbandry, care and welfare duties in accordance with Animal (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986.
• general upkeep of the facility and its high hygiene and welfare standards using specialist equipment.
• To be responsible for activities associated with specific projects. This may involve direct liaison with academics, researchers, students and commercial clients.
• To deliver technical training (equipment and techniques) to students and researchers.
You will have:
• Experience working with laboratory rodents.
• An understanding of the principles of laboratory animal husbandry.
• Experience of transgenic rodent breeding colonies.
• Experience working with IVCs and equipment to maintain a clean, high-health working environment.
• A knowledge of regulated, licensed procedures.
• An ability to work as part of team and unsupervised.
Interview date: Thursday 18th March 21
Informal contact details
Alternative informal contact details
Mr Andrew Cripps
Dr Mhairi Baxter
0118 378 8094
0118 370 7079
Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-UK candidates who do not already have permission to work in the UK should note that by reference to the applicable SOC code for this role, sponsorship will not be possible under the Skilled Worker Route. There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.
The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and the Race Equality Charter, and is a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.