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Lab Technician

Primarily a lab-based role, working under the supervision of the Research Scientist to deliver project goals.

Key responsibilities:

Responsible for processing and analysis of samples as delegated by the Research Scientist.

Analyse and interpret data in the context of the experimental aims and report in accordance with study needs.

Perform assigned responsibilities according to the non-clinical delegation log.

All work should be conducted in a manor satisfactory to ICH GCP and the regulatory bodies and in accordance with applicable SOPs.

Maintain adequate records (paper & electronic) and up-to-date lab book in accordance with relevant Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

Assist with audits/inspections as required.

Work must be conducted in a clean and safe working environment in accordance with the current version of the Synairgen Company Handbook and with Health and Safety policies, including: infection control, risk management and fire safety.

Adhere to good laboratory practice guidelines. Ensure equipment is used safely and maintained appropriately.

To be able to work to and meet deadlines, managing your own time effectively while also being flexible to clinical trial requirements.

To attend statutory training days, study days and company meetings necessary for the performance of the role and maintenance of your training file.

Develop professional and technical knowledge with a focus on respiratory disease and relevant laboratory techniques.

To maintain Synairgen confidentiality and IP and that of any clients / subjects at all times.

Person specification

BSc in a biological science

12 months experience in a laboratory

Accurate pipetting technique is essential

Need to be self-motivated, have good communication skills

Previous experience of running PCR assays, using molecular biology techniques, or cell culture, particularly in an industry setting using SOPs, would be an advantage although not essential as training will be provided.

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