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Laboratory Support/Media Kitchen Assistant

Job in Cambridge, United Kingdom

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POSITION: Laboratory Support/Media Kitchen Assistant

REPORTS TO: Senior Lab Technician

JOB PURPOSE: To efficiently support all lab-based staff by both ensuring the smooth running of all lab space and also assisting with processes where required, ie ordering, deliveries, media preparation.


  • Maintain orderly and tidy laboratories
  • Maintain stocks of consumables, ordering replacement stock in a timely fashion
  • Process deliveries
  • Wash and sterilise laboratory ware
  • Dispose of laboratory waste
  • Prepare and maintain stocks of bacterial and yeast growth media
  • Prepare and maintain stocks of regularly used buffers and solutions
  • Assist with general administrative duties including recording of orders as required. The above list is not exhaustive, and you may from time to time be asked to undertake other tasks by your line manager


Education and Experience

  • Familiarity with basic laboratory techniques and equipment is desirable, although full training will be provided for both scientific and administrative tasks
  • Experience of using computer software, including excel, word and outlook is required
  • Experience of Amici ordering desirable

Skills, Knowledge and competencies

  • Communicate both verbally and in writing, in a clear and concise manner
  • Read, understand and follow written instructions
  • Highly organised with a high level of attention to detail
  • Prioritise effectively and complete tasks in a timely manner
  • Be proactive with a willingness to tackle both new and routine tasks
  • Professional pride in the job and the team
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Enjoys teamwork and supporting others
  • Ability to work on tasks independently when required
  • Highly observant to identify when stock levels are low and prevent problems before they occur.
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Crescendo Biologics is a biopharmaceutical company developing potent, truly differentiated Humabody®therapeutics in oncology with a focus on innovative targeted T-cell approaches.
Leading its proprietary pipeline, Crescendo Biologics has developed CB307, a novel bispecific PSMA-targeted T-cell engager for the selective activation of tumour-specific T-cells exclusively within the tumour microenvironment, thereby avoiding systemic toxicity. This highly modular format can be re-configured to create...

150 employees