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Position: Laboratory Technician - Biomolecular Archaeology
Institution: University College London
Department: Institute of Archaeology
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: Processing archaeological samples for stable isotope analysis and ZooMs analysis (and potentially DNA analysis), using wet chemistry techniques and running sample analysis at various UCL isotope facilities in consultation with the laboratory managers
Requirements: The successful candidate will have experience working in a laboratory environment and a BSc in a relevant science discipline (e.g. chemistry, biology, biochemistry or equivalent) or background in relevant techniques. They will also have hands-on experience using wet chemistry techniques
   
Text: Laboratory Technician - Biomolecular Archaeology, - Ref:1777472 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Institute of Archaeology Location of position London Grade 5 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) ?24,506 - ?27,863 per annum Duties and Responsibilities The UCL Institute of Archaeology was formally opened in 1937 as a centre for teaching and research in archaeology. Today, it is one of the most important hubs of archaeological activity in the world, offering a broad variety of undergraduate and graduate degree programmes and undertaking wide-ranging research. We are seeking to appoint a Laboratory Technician to provide biomolecular technical and laboratory support to the Principal Investigator of the European Research Council funded "UpNorth" project. The primary role of the post is to assist with sample preparation of archaeological samples for biomolecular analysis. Specific duties include; processing archaeological samples for stable isotope analysis and ZooMs analysis (and potentially DNA analysis), using wet chemistry techniques and running sample analysis at various UCL isotope facilities in consultation with the laboratory managers. The post is funded until 30 September 2020 in the first instance. Key Requirements The successful candidate will have experience working in a laboratory environment and a BSc in a relevant science discipline (e.g. chemistry, biology, biochemistry or equivalent) or background in relevant techniques. They will also have hands-on experience using wet chemistry techniques. Further Details The Job Description & Person Specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for this vacancy please click on the Apply Now button below. Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Rhiannon Stevens at Rhiannon.stevens@ucl.ac.uk . Please contact Louisa Goldsmith at l.goldsmith@ucl.ac.uk with any queries regarding the application process. We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level. We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 2 Feb 2019 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC Our department is working towards an Athena SWAN award. We are committed to advancing gender equality within our department. This role does not meet the eligibility requirements for a tier 2 certificate of sponsorship under UK Visas and Immigration legislation. Therefore UCL will not be able to sponsor individuals who require right to work in the UK to carry out this role. This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. Please use these links to find out more about UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. Job Description & Person Specification Apply Now
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