Technician (Insects) - new job in Oxfordshire, UK

Technician (Insects)
  • Competitive
  • Temporary
  • Oxfordshire, England, UK Oxfordshire UK OX14 4RQ
Job Ref: J2166414
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Environmental
Date Added: 01 September 2022
Technician (Mass Rearing and Strain Development) 9-month contract Abingdon, Oxford

Research Technician Oxfordshire, England 9-month FTC£ Competitive salary and benefits SRG are currently working very closely with a unique, discovery stage biotechnology company who pride themselves on being a leading developer of biological solutions sustainably and safely control insects that spread disease and destroy crops. Their goal is to use their ground-breaking science to improve lives around the world in the face of growing threats that insects pose to human health and global food supply.

They are seeking a highly motivated Research Technician to join a dynamic project team dedicated to the research and development of their self-limiting technology in insect species that damage crops. This will be a fixed-term position for 9 months in the first instance.

Key responsibilities of the Research Technician will include:- Maintaining insect colonies.- Carefully and accurately recording data and documenting activities and processes.- Assisting with experiments according to specific protocols. - Support the smooth running of the laboratory; cleaning and organising work areas, washing and preparing equipment. - Providing clear communication to the team lead regarding outcome of processes and experiments.- Supporting the team's compliance to established procedures, regulations, and health and safety.

To be considered for the role of Research Technician you must have:- Educational background in biological sciences, or equivalent work experience. - An interest in working with insects for research purposes. - Be diligent and organised, with the ability to accurately record data. - A strong attention to detail, with excellent time management skills. - Ability to work both independently and within a team. - Good written English and oral communication skills.

If you are interested in having a confidential discussion about this opportunity, then please reach out to me at or call me on 02039379606.

01/10/2022 16:11:55
GBP 21000.00 23000 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Lucy Sapsford

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