Animal Technician – Germ Free in University of Cambridge at Cambridge, England, United Kingdom

Part Time

Website University of Cambridge

This listing is about University of Cambridge in Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
in 2022

About the job

We are looking for an experienced animal technician to join our friendly, hardworking team to be actively involved in the daily care and maintenance of animals within our Germ Free biofacility situated in South Cambridge.

The job duties will involve general Isolator and Isocage husbandry, looking after welfare requirements, record keeping, checking and recording environmental parameters, health monitoring, general hygiene and cleaning. Additionally, you will have responsibility for colony management and completion of procedures, including Home Office Licensed procedures.

Ideally you will hold an Institute of Animal Technology Level 2 or equivalent qualification, or at least GCSE (A-C) in English, Maths and a Science subject (ideally Biology), or equivalent. It is also desirable that the successful candidate will be expected to hold, or be ready to apply for a Home Office personal license with Home Office modules A – B.

You should be positive, reliable and able to interact with team colleagues and research staff. Experience in a technical/laboratory setting and completing basic procedures is essential. Experience completing regulated procedures would be an advantage. Specific experience working with rodents housed in Isocages and Isolators would be beneficial however training will be provided for experienced technicians who do not have Germ Free and Isolator / Isocage experience.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment and a security check.

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The deadline for applications is Monday, 18 April 2022.

Applications will be reviewed when received therefore candidates may be invited to attend an interview prior to the application closing date. No appointment decisions will be finalised before the application closing date.

Further information regarding the position is available within the Further Particulars (link below). To discuss the position further please contact: the UBS recruitment team: [email protected]

Please quote reference AQ30587 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.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Further information

  • Animal Technician – Germ Free; Further Particulars Further information about the role including role overview, role duties and responsibilities, and person specification.

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Job Location: Cambridge, England, United Kingdom

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