Jobs, Apprenticeships & Kickstart

Assistant Technician – Institute of Cancer Therapeutics - University of Bradford (KickStart Placement)

Main Purpose of the Role:

This role may evolve as the candidate develops technical proficiency to include conducting impactful research activities on behalf of Dr Moody and Dr Nicholls, for which they will be acknowledged on any subsequent publications. An undergraduate degree in Life Sciences, ideally with a background in biological sciences or chemistry, is essential for the success of this position; laboratory experience in cell biology and molecular biology is desirable, but is not essential.

Weekly Wage: Minimum Wage – dependent on age
Employer Name & Location: University of Bradford, Richmond Road, Bradford, BD7 1DP 
Working week - contracted hours / full time / part time: 25 Hours per week, Monday to Friday. To be agreed on Appointment.
Number of vacancies & closing date for applications: 1 Vacancy, Ongoing
Duration – Perm / temp: 6 Months

Essential skills, experience and qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and email.
  • Excellent written and oral communications–detail focused, accurate and clear.
  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to prioritise work.
  • Willingness to learn new skills.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Degree in biosciences (preferably biochemistry-related) or chemistry.

Details of employability support (training opportunities/mentor):

  • Central and local induction
  • On the job training
  • Access to various training courses by University’s People Development Team

If you are interested in this Kickstart Placement, aged 16-24 and claiming Universal Credit, please contact your DWP work coach at your local Job Centre Plus to go through the application process for this placement.