British Antarctic Survey is looking for a Laboratory Manager to provide desk based UK support to the SDA Laboratory Manager onboard the vessel. To plan and manage procurement and servicing requirements for maintenance of the ship laboratory facilities. To assist in the development of documentation and procedures. To liaise with BAS and external scientists on pre cruise requirements.
Who we are
British Antarctic Survey (BAS) delivers and enables world leading interdisciplinary research in the Polar Regions. Its skilled science and support staff based in Cambridge, Antarctica and the Arctic, work together to deliver research that uses the Polar Regions to advance our understanding of Earth as a sustainable planet. Through its extensive logistic capability and know how BAS facilitates access for the British and international science community to the UK polar research operation. Numerous national and international collaborations, combined with an excellent infrastructure help sustain a world leading position for the UK in Antarctic affairs.
British Antarctic Survey is a component of the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC). NERC is part of UK Research and Innovation www.ukri.org We employ experts from many different professions to carry out our Science as well as to keep the lights on, feed the research and support teams, and keep everyone safe! If you are looking for an opportunity to work with amazing people in amazing places, then British Antarctic Survey could be for you. We aim to attract the best people for those jobs.
COVID 19 update
We have a responsibility to do everything that we can to ensure that BAS Ships and Stations remain COVID free and that staff are deployed safely and responsibly. Our medical screening for this season will therefore take account of the recognised factors that increase your risk of an adverse reaction to the coronavirus. The assessment is done confidentially by our Medical Unit and the criteria might be subject to change.
You will be required to be vaccinated against COVID 19, more details will be confirmed closer to your appointment date using the most recent guidance from the government and our medical unit.
You might be required to quarantine two weeks before your deployment, and you might sail to Antarctica on our polar ship.
The successful applicant will be required to complete a BASMU Medical prior to appointment.