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Senior Laboratory Technician – UPLC-MS (Chronobiology)

School of Biosciences & Medicine

Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £29,176 to £30,046 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Advert Placed:  Thursday 11 February 2021
Closing Date:  Sunday 07 March 2021
Interview Date:  Wednesday 24 March 2021
Reference:  009321

This exciting opportunity has arisen within our technical team at Surrey University in the Chronobiology Section of research.

The Chronobiology Section has pioneered the use of untargeted and targeted UPLC-MS metabolomics to investigate 24 h rhythms, circadian timing and sleep/wake processing in a range of species, including humans.

Working within a team of technical staff, you will provide frontline technical support for post graduate and academic research projects. The ideal candidate for this post will be a highly motivated senior laboratory technician experienced in LC-MS applications and method development.

The position will involve analysing biological samples from metabolic studies across the School and may involve working with external collaborators.  As such we are looking for a good team player, with good attention to detail with experience of running targeted LC-MS analysis. The post holder would be responsible for sample preparation, the operation and maintenance of a Waters Xevo TQ-S (Triple quad)  mass spectrometer and data analysis.

Previous experience of data analysis would be beneficial to the successful applicant, but full training on software will be provided. In addition to further developing existing knowledge/skills and methods in Mass Spectrometry-Metabolomics analysis; this position will provide opportunities to work alongside an experienced team of researchers and laboratory technicians from a range of backgrounds across the Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences.

In addition to your salary there will be excellent opportunities for future career development, a generous annual leave entitlement. Our benefits package also includes an exclusive discounted membership package to the Surrey Sports Park and an on-site nursery.

For an informal discussion, please contact Miss Abbe Martyn on a.martyn@surrey.ac.ukor on 01483 683515 or Prof Debra Skene; d.skene@surrey.ac.uk.

https://www.surrey.ac.uk/school-biosciences-medicine/research/section-chronobiology

https://www.surrey.ac.uk/school-biosciences-medicine/facilities/metabolomics-core-facility

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