Laboratory Administrator

Salary: £16,981 - £18,000 pro rata

Closing date: 7th February 2019

1 year fixed term, 22 hours per week

The Animal Health Trust is a leading charity dedicated to the improvement of animal health and welfare through veterinary research, together with high quality clinical services and a commitment to education. The Trust comprises of the Centre for Small Animal Studies, Centre for Equine Studies and Centre for Preventive Medicine.

We are currently seeking a Laboratory Administrator to join the Canine DNA laboratory within Genetic Services, which provides canine DNA tests and parentage testing to veterinary professionals, individual dog owners and breeders.

The successful applicant, who will report to the Head of Canine Genetics, will provide sample data entry and tracking of DNA samples, participate in all aspects of the data management processes, liaise with dog owners and veterinarians regarding samples submitted for research, provide sample handling and undertake basic molecular biology techniques.

To view the job description, please click here.

We offer our staff a generous employer contribution pension scheme, death in service, free parking, staff discounts and basic 25 days holiday per annum plus bank holidays.

For further information please contact Cathryn Mellersh, Head of Canine Genetics by email

If you are interested in applying for this position, please forward your CV and covering letter, stating why you are interested in this role to or by post to Human Resources Department, Animal Health Trust, Lanwades Park, Kentford, Newmarket CB8 7UU.


Closing date: 7 February 2019 

Interviews: W/C 25 February 2019