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Laboratory Attendant, UCD National Virus Reference Laboratory

University College Dublin

  • Dublin South
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  • Temporary full-time
  • Updated 19/12/2012
  • Teresa Donaghy
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Laboratory Attendant, UCD National Virus Reference Laboratory

Applications are invited for a temporary Laboratory Attendant role within the UCD National Virus Reference Laboratory.  Following interviews, a panel will be formed from which future opportunities may be offered.  This is a temporary 6 month post.

The National Virus Reference Laboratory (NVRL) provides a national diagnostic and reference service for clinicians investigating virus infections. Samples are received from hospital pathology laboratories within the four Health Boards and from General Practitioners throughout Ireland. The laboratory offers approximately 130 tests for the diagnosis of at least 45 different pathogens and the current workload involves testing in excess of 630,000 tests per annum.  The main purpose of the post is assist with the registration and preparation of specimens for analysis to monitor consumable usage, and maintain and clean equipment in the laboratory area.

2010 Salary Scale: €27,844 - €29,736 per annum
2011 Salary Scale: €25,060 - €26,762 per annum*

* Subject to all new entrants to public sector as of 01 January 2011

Appointment will be made on the minimum of the scale and in accordance with the Department of Finance guidelines.

Applications must be completed and submitted no later than 23.30hrs on 19th December 2012.  UCD are unable to accept late applications.

Prior to application, further information (including application procedures) should be obtained from

UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies - Any CV's submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.

Ref: 005602
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