Part-time Laboratory Technician

Reference ID: SF01/2018 Salary: £15,842 - £16,766 pro rata

The Sainsbury Laboratory is recruiting a part-time Laboratory Technician to enhance the Laboratory’s Support team. Reporting to the Media Services Coordinator, the duties of this part-time post (5 mornings per week; 09:00 – 12:45, Monday to Friday) will be to:

  • Stock central store cupboards with lab consumables, glassware and plastic ware
  • Collect and process used glass/plastic ware from laboratories
  • Collect and autoclave biological waste from laboratories
  • Restock central store cupboards with clean glass and plastic ware
  • Other duties relevant to the role as may be required

This post would suit a candidate who is looking for a support role in a top research laboratory.

You will work as a member of the Laboratory Support team but would be expected to take responsibility for the above duties. Education to GCSE/’O’ level standard or equivalent in Mathematics, English and Science are essential. Education to ‘A’ level standard and prior experience working in a laboratory environment are desirable.

Salary will be within the UEA Technical Staff Salary Scale, Grade 2 (Tech A) at between £15,842 and £16,766 per annum pro rata. Appointment level will depend on qualifications, knowledge and skills.

Applicants should provide a CV, including the names and contact details of two referees, and a covering letter addressing the selection criteria. Applications for the position may be submitted online using the ‘Apply’ button below. Alternatively, applications may be submitted by e-mail to or by post to Lynda Barnes, HR Administrator, The Sainsbury Laboratory, Norwich Research Park, Norwich NR4 7UH, UK. Please quote the reference SF01/2018 if applying by email or post.

Closing date: 22nd October 2018