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Job ID :
54256BR
Location :
United Kingdom - Basingstoke
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Job Description

We are seeking a highly motivated individual with a high attention to detail who will be responsible for maintaining and improving our Basingstoke R&D laboratory and providing support to R&D staff. The role will be focused on building and maintaining our extensive R&D culture collection that consists of thousands of microorganisms.

  • Sourcing and ordering microorganisms.
  • Preparation of culture media. Cultivation and preservation of microorganisms.
  • Quality control of microorganism stock cultures.
  • Documenting strain metadata electronically and in laboratory notebooks with high attention to detail.
  • Maintenance and viability checking of microorganisms for effective long term preservation.
  • Performing microbiological tests in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Troubleshooting strains and providing assistance to R&D scientists across international R&D sites.
  • Maintaining laboratory consumables and equipment, including ordering, organizing servicing and validating equipment.
  • Responsible for general housekeeping of the laboratory.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Relevant Microbiology Laboratory experience.
  • Requires excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Competence at using Microsoft Office and Excel.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent science qualification.
  • Experience and knowledge of microorganism cultivation, preservation and identification.


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