Research Technician - new job in York, UK

Research Technician
  • £10 per Annum
  • Temporary
  • York, North Yorkshire, England, UK York North Yorkshire UK YO41 1LZ
Job Ref: J2166068
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Chemicals
Date Added: 22 July 2022
SRG are currently working with a leading and long-standing environmental research organisation based in York, looking for Research Technicians.

Job Title: Research Technician

Location: Sand Hutton, York

Start Date: ASAP

Contract: Initial 3 Months (+ extension / potential permanent)

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Mon - Fri, flexible between 07:00 - 19:00

SRG are currently working with a leading and long-standing environmental research organisation based in York, delivering science for the public good against plant pests, diseases and chemicals that have a global impact on our food security and natural environment. They are currently hiring Research Technicians to help deliver a key project within their Food Safety Team. There are 8 different teams across Food Safety, with this role focusing on pesticides in fruit & vegetables, and veterinary medicine in meat and fish.


  • Accepting samples in from deliveries from customers, prepare those samples & log them in to the system. They will be prepared for further analysis before the results come back later down the line
  • Testing for pesticide levels in fruit and veg and any antibiotics in veterinary medicines in meat or fish
  • Receipt and preparation of sample for the analysis of chemical residues and contaminants in foods as well as preparing samples for food authenticity studies.
  • Accountable for the accurate and timely logging and preparation of samples in accordance with SOP's and up-keep of the laboratories used by the sample preparation teams, including sample storage, retrieval and disposal.
  • The team works closely with the other research teams in the programme and staff may be expected to redeploy effectively throughout the Programme according to changing work demands.


  • Educated to degree level within a relevant scientific subject e.g. Biology, Plant Science, Environmental Science or Microbiology and may have some lab experience from university or post-graduation (desirable - not essential)
  • A methodical approach to work and excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to effectively prioritise work, be a keen collaborator, and ability to work autonomously.

If this role sounds of interest, apply online today, or contact Nathan McCarron with a recent copy of your CV via

21/08/2022 15:26:10
GBP 10.00 10.00 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Nathan Mccarron

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