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Laboratory Technician


Standard Grade 5: £28,759 - £33,966 per annum

Closing date

Apr 19, 2024 12:00PM


We are seeking a full-time Laboratory Technician to join Oxford Centre for Tissue Engineering and Bioprocessing (OCTEB) in the Institute of Biomedical Engineering, at the Department of Engineering Science (Headington).  The post is funded by BBSRC and is fixed-term for two years.


This project is to develop simple cell (SimCell, non-dividing bacteria cell) based biocatalyst to transform metabolic waste from cultured meat process into essential amnio acids and growth factors to achieve a sustainable production. You will be responsible for carrying out lab experiments under the supervision of the PI or the PDRAs, which may include cell culture and characterisation, biomaterials preparation and bioreactor preparation.


You should possess a good degree in Biology or Biomedical Science or a closely related field and have experience of mammalian cell culture.


Informal enquiries may be addressed to Prof Cathy Ye (mail: 


For more information about working at the Department, see


Only online applications received before midday on 19th April 2024 can be considered. You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement, including a brief statement of research interests (describing how past experience and future plans fit with the advertised position), CV and the details of two referees as part of your online application.


The Department holds an Athena Swan Bronze award, highlighting its commitment to promoting women in Science, Engineering and Technology. 

Cell cultured meat, bioreactors, biomaterials for cell immobilisation, SimCells, Engineering biology

Contact name

Professor Cathy (Hua) Ye

Contact email



Closing date