Senior Animal Technician/Team Leader

Senior Animal Technician/Team Leader

18 March, 2016

University of Cambridge

We are looking to recruit a Senior Animal Technician/Team Leader for a facility based in Central Cambridge.

As a member of a hard working team you will support the unit’s senior management by supervising a team of technicians, within a barrier facility, with the care and welfare of rodents housed in IVCs. You will undertake scientific procedures associated with the production and maintenance of genetically altered rodents, and will support the senior team with the training of new and technicians. You will be required on occasion to assist research staff during surgical procedures. You will have IAT level 3 or equivalent, Home Office Licence modules 1-4, experience of breeding and maintenance of genetically altered rodents, and proven supervisory/team leader experience is essential. The ability to use a computerised data management system is desirable.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a assessment and a security check. The University will determine whether an outcome is satisfactory.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the ‘Apply online’ button and register an account with the University’s Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Should you require any further information regarding this vacancy please contact , or telephone 01223 766952.

Please quote reference AQ08635 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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