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Research Laboratory Manager - TG1197SB
School of Medicine
Vacancy Description
School of Medicine, Salary: £33,797 - £40,322 per annum, Start: September 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter
The School of Medicine wishes to recruit a Research Laboratory Manager to ensure that our research laboratories are safe, well managed and cost effective.  The lab manager will work in conjunction with academic staff to ensure the smooth running of the laboratories and contribute to the planning and arrangement of facilities.  

The role holder will be responsible for carrying out all laboratory safety inductions for both staff and students and any additional training on specific pieces of equipment as necessary.  

The role holder will develop and maintain a database of all laboratory equipment and high on the role holder’s priorities will be efficiency in the replacement of time expired equipment.  Working with the Procurement Officer and Building Officer the role holder will arrange service contracts, repairs, monitoring and planned preventative maintenance of the equipment.  

Applicants should demonstrate significant knowledge and experience of lab safety with a background in Higher Education research labs, industrial or commercial research environments. They will also be expected to assist staff and students with the completion of risk assessments and relevant safety documentation. The successful candidate will also be a team player and have the ability to build relationships at all levels, across the team and with other colleagues across the University.

Further information and informal enquiries may be directed to Dr Alan Stewart (deputy Director of Research) email: ajs21@st-andrews,ac.uk, Mr Clive Masson (School Manager) email: dcm10@st-andrews.ac.uk or  Ms Helen Clark (Ops Manager) email: hc204@st-andrews.ac.uk.  Interested candidates are very welcome to visit the labs prior to considering an application.  Such visits will need to be pre-arranged due to Covid 19 restrictions. 

Applications are particularly welcome from women, people from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented in technical posts at the University.

The University is committed to equality for all, demonstrated through our working on diversity awards (ECU Athena SWAN/Race Charters; Carer Positive; LGBT Charter; and Stonewall).  More details can be found at http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/hr/edi/diversityawards/.

This role does not meet the minimum requirements set by the UKVI to enable sponsorship of migrant workers.  Further information can be found at https://www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa/.

Please quote ref: TG1197SB

Closing Date: 9 August 2021

Further Particulars: TG1197SB FPs.doc

School of Medicine
Salary: £33,797 - £40,322 per annum
Start: September 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter