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Lab Technician

Edinburgh
Competitive
85772_1637064333

Overview

 

Laboratory Technician

 

An exciting opportunity to join a growing team within an excellent organisation.

If you have experience in a diverse range of molecular biology techniques then read on!!

 

 

 

Role Responsibilities

 

You will be involved in the following:

 

  • Maintenance of mammalian cells lines

 

 

  • Exposure of cells with various materials: chemicals, particles, fibres.

 

 

  • Performing various assays for cell stress (e.g. testing for secreted proteins or gene expression, and oxidative stress)

 

 

  • Assisting in the development of test methods on an Ad-hoc basis

 

 

  • Interpretation and communication of data and findings

 

 

 

 

Person Specification

 

Essential Experience:

  • Degree in scientific discipline

 

 

  • Experienced in culturing mammalian cells and working under aseptic conditions

 

 

  • Background in performing cellular and molecular biology techniques, e.g. RT-qPCR, ELISA, proliferation/cytotoxicity studies, markers of oxidative stress, reactive oxygen species generation, flow cytometry, confocal microscopy and Western Blotting

 

 

  • Ability to prepare reagents and media for laboratory processes

 

 

Desirable Experience:

  • Experience of testing materials (e.g. particles and fibres) with mammalian cells and understanding cell - particle interface

 

 

  • Experience with in vitro systems specifically relating to dermal exposure and inhalation exposure

 

 

  • Experience of working on multidisciplinary projects

 

 

 

 

Reward

 

This is the place you want to work!!

 

  • Complimentary snacks

 

 

  • Generous annual leave

 

 

  • Attractive pension

 

 

 

Next Steps

 

Apply by contacting Nichola Price on 07891 869 135 or nprice@fpsg.com

 

Equal Opportunities

 

FPSG is committed to equal opportunities regardless of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief and age.

 

We are Disability Confident and neurodiverse aware. If you have a disability, please tell us if there are any reasonable adjustments we can make to assist you in your application or with your recruitment process

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