Vacancy Information

Analytical Services Technician


Location: Cambridgeshire
Closing date: 04 Jul 2022
Reference number: SV/A1044

Job details

NIAB is a research led, market driven plant bioscience organisation with an emphasis on innovative applications for end-users in the agricultural, horticultural and food sectors.   We have a full-time vacancy for an Analytical Services Technician in our Biochemical and Pathogen Diagnostic laboratories, based at Park Farm, Impington, Cambridge.

This role is multi-disciplinary and activities include: sample receipt and registration; media and sample preparation; sample analysis using a wide range of laboratory based techniques, including visual identification of fungi by microscopy, molecular techniques for the Pathogen Diagnostics lab and NIR spectroscopy/ NMR in the biochemistry lab, and some preliminary report production.

You will be educated to at least A level or equivalent, or have relevant experience.  With an interest in science, you will be enthusiastic, a good team worker with a flexible approach to work.  Accuracy and attention to detail are essential.  Some knowledge of office software (e.g. MS Office) and a driving licence or access to independent means of transport are desirable.

Starting salary in the range of £21,308 to £26,810, dependent on skills, experience and qualifications. Further details and an application form are available at: or from the HR Office, 93 Lawrence Weaver Road, Cambridge CB3 0LE, Tel: 01223 342282, Email: [email protected], quoting Ref No. SV/A1044.