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02-17-2010, 07:58 AM
Chief Technician & Laboratory Manager
Veterinary Basic Sciences
Location: Nr. Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Salary: £30,324 to £39,059 per annum inclusive of London Allowance
Closing Date: Wednesday 17 March 2010
Interview Date: Thursday 01 April 2010
Reference: VBS-0024-10

We are looking for a technically skilled Chief Technician/Laboratory
Manager to join the dynamic and successful Structure and Motion Group.
You will lead a team of seven technicians and will manage the main
experimental laboratory, providing and coordinating technical support
to a diverse range of animal locomotion research projects. You will
also be responsible for providing technical support for field studies,
which make up a significant proportion of the groupís work.

You will be responsible for providing technical support at all stages
of the research process including training students and staff, setting
up equipment, collecting data, collating and analysing research
results, developing new research methodologies, as well as
responsibility for Health and Safety and Good Research Practice.

>From time to time the nature of the research may require you or your
team to travel within the UK and abroad (eg Australia, Botswana, South
Africa) and may involve long or unsocial hours (eg very early morning
starts at horse racing yards) and work in non-laboratory conditions
(eg on farms). These all contribute to making the job interesting and

You should be enthusiastic about undertaking high quality research and
addressing new challenges in the field of biomechanics and have
excellent organisational and interpersonal skills. Experience
undertaking research in biomechanics, engineering or exercise science
is essential, as is a science-related degree or HND/HNC.

Best wishes,
Monica A Daley, PhD
Lecturer in Locomotor Biomechanics
Structure and Motion Laboratory
The Royal Veterinary College
Hawkshead Lane
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
AL9 7TA United Kingdom