University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

Senior Animal Technician

Senior Animal Technician

We are looking to recruit a Senior Animal Technician for a facility based in Cambridge.

As a member of a hard working team you will support the facility management by supervising a team of technicians, with the care and welfare of rodents housed in conventional caging. You will undertake scientific procedures associated with the production and maintenance of rodents, and will support the team with training of new and trainee technicians. You will be required on occasion to assist research staff completing regulated and non-regulated procedures and during surgical procedures.

You will have Home Office Licence modules A to C and hold a Home Office Personal Licence, and completion of Institute of Animal Technology (IAT) Level 2 (minimum).

Experience working within a designated establishment with rodents in conventional caging is required. Additionally, proven supervisory or team leader experience and the ability to use a computerised systems are also required.

The role is available immediately and subject to a 6 month probationary period. Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment and a security check.

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Interview date to be advised

Please quote reference AQ36626 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Further information
  • Senior Animal Technician
  • Department/Location

    University Biomedical Services, Cambridge






    Assistant staff


    10 May 2023

    Closing date

    4 June 2023

    Job details


    Senior Animal Technician


    University of Cambridge


    United Kingdom


    May 25, 2023

    Application deadline

    June 04, 2023

    Job type



    Agricultural Science,Biology,Medicine

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