Laboratory Technician - PCR Analysis in Devon and Cornwall

Laboratory Technician – PCR Analysis  

Exeter Based

Salary - £10.15 per hour

Temporary role, until end of year, likely to extend, 37hrs per week.


We are seeking enthusiastic candidates to work in a sample testing lab based in the Exeter region. You will be involved in routine PCR analysis of samples.

The lab is operation 7 days a week so you must be prepared to work weekends. 

We are looking for flexible candidates willing to work an evening and weekend shift pattern.  


  • Routine PCR analysis of samples
  • Sample preparation, handling, and categorisation,
  • Extraction of genetic material
  • Data management and recording of results
  • Samples completed in compliance with quality management system
  • Work in accordance with relevant lab SOPs
  • Samples completed to allocated quantities and deadlines
  • Work with other team members to ensure efficient flow of sample testing.
  • Adhere to Health & Safety policies and procedures


  • Degree in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, forensic science, Microbiology, or relevant.
  • Experience with PCR analysis, through University or work experience.
  • A good understanding of aseptic techniques.
  • Good communication skills
  • Basic IT skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a team & be a good team player.
  • Ability to plan & organise own work loads
  • Attention to detail & keep accurate records

The ability to drive is a bonus, however the lab is accessible by public transport from Exeter City and other local areas.




Devon and Cornwall


Hourly Rate
Overtime Rates Available on Weekends

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