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InVitro
Cambridge

Laboratory Technician

With over 35 nationalities and a range of backgrounds represented in our Benevolent team, we aim to build an inclusive environment where our people can bring their authentic selves to work, be respected for who they are and the exceptional work they do. We welcome and actively encourage applications from all sections of society and are committed to offering equal employment opportunities regardless of sex, race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, parental status, disability, age, citizenship, or any other basis. We see our diversity as an asset as we tackle challenging problems that bridge the gap between drug discovery and technology.

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The Role

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated laboratory technician to join our In Vitro Biology team. You will contribute to our technology-enabled drug discovery programmes by supporting core activities within a dynamic team of drug discovery scientists.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Organise and maintain laboratory stocks and reagents
  • Receive deliveries and update inventories
  • Compound management (ordering and dissolving compounds, generation of assay ready plates)
  • Laboratory waste management (Cat1 and Cat2)
  • Monitor and keep communal areas clean and tidy
  • Oversee and manage cleaning rotas for laboratory and tissue culture
  • Oversee maintenance of general laboratory equipment
  • Carry out all scientific support activities in accordance with Health and Safety guidelines
Additional Responsibilities:
  • Generate and follow detailed SOPs
  • Health and Safety checks
  • Portable appliance testing

We are looking for someone with

  • BSc in a science related subject is desirable but not essential
  • Previous experience in a laboratory or drug discovery environment preferred
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to quality standards
  • Positive mindset to problem solving with the ability to work to deadlines
  • Strong organisational and communication skills
  • Ability to multitask
  • Self motivated and can work independently as well as part of a group
  • Ability to work across departments
Nice to haves:
  • Experience with automation desired
  • Experience with inventories and database management preferred
  • Computer literacy and proficient user of Excel

We share a passion for being part of a mission that matters, and we are always looking for curious and collaborative people who share our values and want to be part of our journey.  If that sounds like a fit for you, hit the apply button and join us.

About us

BenevolentAI (AMS: BAI) is a leading, clinical-stage AI-enabled drug discovery and development company listed on the Euronext Amsterdam stock exchange. Through the combined capabilities of its AI platform, scientific expertise, and wet-lab facilities, BenevolentAI is well-positioned to deliver novel drug candidates with a higher probability of clinical success than those developed using traditional methods. The Benevolent Platform™ powers a growing in-house pipeline of 13 named drug programmes and over 10 exploratory programmes, and it maintains successful collaborations with AstraZeneca, as well as leading research and charitable institutions. BenevolentAI is headquartered in London, with a research facility in Cambridge (UK) and a further office in New York.

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