Teaching Laboratory Manager

Imperial College London - Department of Chemistry

Faculty of Natural Sciences

South Kensington and White City Campuses

Imperial College is currently developing a new and innovative campus at White City with the research activities of the Department of Chemistry being the first academic department to occupy space. This is an exciting time for both the College and the Department giving both an excellent opportunity to expand and further develop the teaching of undergraduates across the College Campuses. The Department of Chemistry proudly holds an Athena SWAN Gold Award and strives to provide a working environment where all our staff feel fully supported to flourish and excel.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Teaching Laboratory Manager. We are looking for an experienced and dynamic Chemist keen to be at the forefront of the drive toward new methods of teaching in Chemistry. You will be part of the team responsible for the planning and delivery of chemistry teaching to undergraduate students, engaging with an exciting range of modules comprising taught laboratory classes and projects for undergraduate students. You will lead our skilled technical team and be responsible for the day-to-day management of the chemistry teaching laboratories.

Demonstrating an innovative approach to laboratory operations within the higher education sector, you will play a key role in developing and fostering various inter-team relationships.

You must have a degree (or equivalent) in Chemistry or a related subject, together with experience of practical laboratory teaching. You will also have experience of management of laboratories and related health and safety issues. Experience of managing a team is also essential.

You must be able to demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as a good level of IT literacy, particularly with standard packages such as MS Office.  

The Department of Chemistry is committed to promoting the wide range of Family Friendly policies and associated initiatives offered by the College. 

This is a full time, open-ended appointment.

For further information about this post please contact Tim Jefferson, Technical Operations Manager on 0207 594 2371 or by email: t.jefferson@imperial.ac.uk.

Our preferred method of application is online via our website http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/employment (please select “Job Search” then enter the job title or vacancy reference number NS 2017 127 LH into “Keywords”).  Please complete and upload an application form as directed.

Alternatively, if you are unable to apply online, please contact Ms Althea Hartley-Forbes, Section Administrator: a.hartley-forbes@imperial.ac.uk or 020 7594 5717.

Closing date: 11 September

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Committed to equality and valuing diversity, we are also an Athena SWAN Silver Award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and are working in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.

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