Biomedical Technician (Fixed Term)

The University of Cambridge is one of the world's oldest universities and leading academic centres. If you're looking for a new challenge and would like excellent benefits, extensive learning opportunities and a stimulating working environment in return for your skills and contribution, there could be a job here for you.

We are seeking a motivated and experienced Biomedical Technician to join the British Heart Foundation Laboratory of Cardiovascular Medicine, in the group of Professor Ziad Mallat, within the Department of Medicine. The group focuses on the regulation of atherosclerosis by inflammation and the immune system. From May 2022, the group will be moving to the Heart and Lung Research Institute, a brand new dedicated cardiorespiratory research institute on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus.

The role holder will provide support to researchers within the Mallat Laboratory, primarily funded by the British Heart Foundation. A highly motivated individual is required to support multiple lab routine techniques, including in vitro biochemical assays, cell culture experiments and in vivo procedures. Daily laboratory work will include techniques such as PCR, Western blot, cell-based assays, histology and in vivo techniques. The role holder would also be compiling Home Office Returns numbers for the group.

In addition, the role holder will undertake general laboratory administration, record keeping and maintenance duties associated with the project.

Enquires are welcome and can be addressed to Prof. Ziad Mallat at

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 20 July 2024 in the first instance.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a basic disclosure (criminal records check) check and a security check.

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Closing date: 16th June 2022

Interview date: TBC

Please ensure that you outline how you match the criteria for the post and why you are applying for this role on the online application form.

Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

Please quote reference RC31556 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.

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