work at rosalind franklin lab

Working at our Rosalind Franklin Laboratory in Royal Leamington Spa means you’ll be supporting the UK’s COVID-19 recovery efforts.


A world-leading public health disaster response unit

Not only is our Rosalind Franklin Laboratory set to become the largest diagnostic lab in Europe, but it will also be supporting various other critical illnesses such as cancer, cardiovascular and metabolic diseases.

Who we’re hiring at Rosalind Franklin Laboratory

To maintain a steady flow of testing, we are recruiting a range of roles at various experience levels to support operations round the clock. We frequently update our open vacancies, where you can explore the full list of open vacancies here >

If you don’t see any open vacancies matching your skill set, don’t worry. We typically recruit lots of different roles at the Rosalind Franklin Laboratory throughout the year, and you can explore these below. If you see one that matches your skill set, please register your interest via the link below and we'll let you know when we open up vacancies for this position.

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Learn about the roles we typically hire
Junior Laboratory roles

Our junior lab roles are ideal for students looking to gain impressive work experience to jump-start a science career while studying or preparing to graduate from a relevant science degree.

Laboratory jobs in Royal Leamington Spa

Laboratory Support Technician
No former experience required.

Junior Laboratory Technician
Requires relevant BSc Honours degree. We also welcome students about to graduate.

Explore current junior lab roles >

Senior and Management lab roles

Whether you are retiring from a full-time job and want to support your local community, or are a PhD student interested in taking up a part-time role, our senior and management lab positions give you access to cutting edge automated science technology to carry out this crucial work.

COVID-19 NHS Test and Trace jobs

​• Bioscientist / Diagnostic Scientist Lead

Data Scientist

Laboratory Shift Manager

Laboratory Equipment Technician

Senior Laboratory Technician

Explore current senior and management lab roles >


Warehouse roles
Warehouse jobs in Warwickshire

Our warehouse roles are ideal if you already have a background in a warehousing or a similar environment and want to play your part in supporting the COVID-19 pandemic efforts.

Warehouse Operative

Warehouse Supervisor

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Register your interest

If you don’t see any positions matching your skill set at this point in time, register your interest below and we'll let you know when a suitable position comes along.

Register your interest


Shifts available at Rosalind Franklin Laboratory

All roles work on a variety of shift patterns so as to keep the laboratory running round-the-clock. We offer various full and part-time shifts for both day and night work.

Explore our current vacancies to learn what's available >

Facilities at Rosalind Franklin Laboratory

To accommodate for the round the clock shifts that are taking place within the lab, a range of facilities are in place to provide flexibility and support your work-life balance. Facilities will include a wellness space, a refreshment area, a food court with kitchen facilities and shuttles to the car park and train station.

Getting to and from the lab

The Rosalind Franklin Laboratory is situated a short distance from Royal Leamington Spa town centre, with public transport options available. If you wish to travel by car, a dedicated car park is available within a short distance of the site. Otherwise, you can also make use of the lab’s shuttle bus facility.

• 5-minute drive or 20-minute walk from Royal Leamington Spa railway station
• 7-minute drive or 25-minute walk from the main bus terminal

Learn more about working with NHS Test and Trace >