Technical Assistant for Chemistry Teaching Laboratories

University of Southampton - Chemistry Education / Teaching

Location:  Highfield Campus

Part Time (24 hours per week), Fixed Term (6 months - maternity cover)

Applications are invited for a reliable, well-organised technician with knowledge of basic practical chemistry to support (predominantly in a technical role) the operation of an undergraduate teaching laboratory under the guidance of a senior technician and laboratory manager.   

Duties will include cleaning equipment and apparatus, keeping the laboratory tidy and occasional Outreach and demonstration activities. Good IT competence will also be an advantage.  

Working hours: Mornings - Monday to Friday with a start time of 8am (at the latest).

Informal enquiries should be directed to Mr Colin Flowers (Email:,Tel: 023 8059 3327) or Dr David Read (Email:, Tel: 023 80598562).

Application Procedure: You should submit your completed online application form at Your completed application should include (i) the application form; (ii) your Curriculum Vitae; (iii) the names and addresses of two referees.

The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Maxine Parker (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 3784. 

Further details: We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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