13 May


The Easter Bush Science Outreach Centre

The Centre will be hosting a meeting for the University's Youth and Talent department, for pupils to come and find more about their MA programme and the science themed placements they are offering. There will be an opportunity to meet potential managers, including Bob Fleming from The Roslin Institute's Bio-imaging department, followed by a tour of The Roslin Institute.


Adverts now live.

The University of Edinburgh has a long and proud history of contributing to our local community. It is through the Modern Apprentice Program that the University aims to inspire and develop the next generation workforce.

As one of the largest local employers, the University covers multiple sectors and MA job roles job roles and sectors.

The University promotes a stimulating, friendly and diverse environment that nurtures talent and rewards success.


What is a Modern Apprentice?

They are a combination of paid employment with work based or college training and learning.  Modern Apprenticeships at the University can offer you fantastic opportunities in administration, lab work, marketing  , and many other areas.  

Follow the link below to hear from apprentices about their experience of completing a Modern Apprenticeship at the University of Edinburgh.



Current Life Science Modern Apprentice roles at the University of Edinburgh

This World-leading University has been making their mark on the world for more than four centuries. We've explored space, revolutionised surgery, won Nobel Prizes, published era-defining books, paved the way for life-saving medical breakthroughs and laid the foundations for solving the mysteries of the universe.

Science and Maths skills can open doors to a successful and interesting career that can help the University to continue to make an impact.


Do you have an interest in Science and would like to earn a salary, while working towards a qualification?

Do you want to secure a job for after the summer? 

Then the Universities Modern Apprentice programme may be the right opportunity for you.


We are looking for enthusiastic, motivated, committed people to apply who are interested in pursuing a career in Science.


To apply for to find out more about the vacancies please follow the links below:


Modern Apprentice Job Title

Department/ School MA will be based

MA framework

Link to advert and application process

Apprentice Technician - Modern Apprentice

Sport Science laboratory facilities

Life Sciences


Bioimaging Facility Technician - Modern Apprentice

Roslin Institute Bioimaging & Flow Cytometry Facility

Life Sciences


Trainee Laboratory Support Technician - Modern Apprentice

The School of Biological Sciences

Life Sciences



Please note that the above vacancies will close on the 9th of June 2019.
If you have any questions about the roles or the application process please contact youthtalent@ed.ac.uk


For help with your application and interview preparation, please click on the link below.



Want to know more?

The University will be hosting an information event for more information about our Lab technician roles and would like to invite you to attend.
During the session you will find out more information about each role from the hiring department, be given a tour of one of the Universities labs and have the opportunity to ask any questions you may have.

Please see further details below:

Date: Tuesday 4th June 2019.

Time:  10am

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Location: Charnock Bradly Building, next to The Roslin Institute. Directions are available to download from the website below:


How do I book a place?: There are only 20 places available for the session so spaces will be allocated on a first come first serve basis. Please email or phone youthtalent@ed.ac.uk or 0131 650 9668 to reserve your space by Tuesday the 28th of May 2019.

Travel: If travel to the venue will be an issue please let us know and we can try to help in any way we can.


Jayne Quoiani

Easter Bush Science Outreach Centre Officer


The Roslin Institute, Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies

University of Edinburgh | Easter Bush | Midlothian | EH25 9RG

0131 651 9679    jayne.quoiani@roslin.ed.ac.uk

www.ebsoc.ed.ac.uk    @EBSOClab


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