Laboratory Technician

Posted 29 January 2024
Job type Contract
Contact NameEmma Presley

Job description

Title: Laboratory Technician
Location: Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom
Hourly Rate: Competitive
Contract Type: Contract


The ideal Laboratory Technician will work with R&D teams providing support to scientists.

Your core responsibilities are cell culture maintenance, analysing samples, media and buffer preparation, DNA/RNA preps, laboratory maintenance and organisation.

Some examples include:

  • pDNA, gDNA, RNA NGS preps
  • Agar plates and LB broth prep
  • Running samples on analytical equipment (such as HPLC, octet, Tecan, Hamilton, Miseq etc)
  • Maintenance of mammalian cell cultures and mycoplasma testing
  • Fed batch culture (flask and ambr15 formats)
  • Lab maintenance including calibration checks, biological safety cabinet cleaning and restocking lab consumables
  • Available for shifted working week (weekend worker, plus 3 week-days)


  • Education background of at least a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent), and 2 years of experience working in a lab.
  • Due to the nature of the work and the training requirements, this role might not be suitable for someone straight out of university for example.