Laboratory Manager
University of York
United Kingdom

Laboratory Manager

Based at:University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work:Full-time
Contract status:Fixed term
Salary:33,309 - 40,927 per year
Interview Date:9 November 2021
Posted Date:24/09/2021
Apply by:24/10/2021
Job Reference:9878

Role Description


The Cell Surface Signalling laboratory led by Professor Gavin Wright is interested in identifying the molecular basis of cellular recognition processes in both health and disease. The aims of the laboratory’s research is to understand how cells interact both within our own bodies and with pathogens to inform the rational design of novel intervention strategies for the treatment and prevention of genetic and infectious diseases. We have a current focus on investigating host-pathogen interactions and developing vaccines for parasitic diseases. The Hull York Medical School and associated Department of Biology and York Biomedical Research Institute are recognised world leaders in biochemistry and parasitology research and you will join a vibrant environment of scientific researchers who are dedicated to tackling these important problems in global health.


We are looking for a laboratory manager to contribute to our exciting portfolio of science and ensure the smooth running of the laboratory. You will be responsible for ensuring the laboratory is a productive and safe environment to work and make contributions to your own and ongoing research projects. We are looking for someone who has biochemical training with experience in recombinant protein expression and purification, ideally using mammalian or insect cell expression systems.

Skills, Experience & Qualification needed

  • A PhD in a biochemistry-related subject or equivalent work experience
  • Experience in recombinant protein expression and purification, ideally in mammalian or insect cell lines.
  • In depth experience in molecular biology especially PCR and cloning
  • Highly organised and fastidious personality
  • Knowledge of the UK laboratory regulatory compliance such as health and safety
  • Collaborative attitude to support the progress of a wider team

Interview date: 9 November 2021

For informal enquiries: please contact Gavin Wright on

The University strives to be diverse and inclusive  – a place where we can ALL be ourselves.

We particularly encourage applications from people who identify as Black, Asian or from a Minority Ethnic background, who are underrepresented at the University. 

We offer family friendly, flexible working arrangements, with forums and inclusive facilities to support our staff. #EqualityatYork 

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