Life Sciences Resource Centre Manager

University of Exeter - Technical Services

This part-time post (0.5 FTE, 18.25 hours per week) is available immediately on a permanent basis.

The University of Exeter is a Russell Group university that combines world-class research with very high levels of student satisfaction. Exeter has over 21,000 students from more than 130 different countries and is in the top 1% of universities in the world with 98% of its research rated as being of international quality. Our research focuses on some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today. Fifty percent of our organisation is made up of Professional Services support staff that partner closely with the Academic colleges to ensure we achieve our strategy and vision.

The Role

The teaching laboratories and resource centres on the St. Luke’s Campus are equipped for the teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in medicine, medical sciences, medical imaging, sport and health sciences and teacher training.

The Medical School Life Sciences Resource Centre (LSRC) is a vital component of the students’ ‘learning landscape’ and is used for scheduled teaching and as a ‘drop-in’ resource centre for students to study by themselves. The resource centre contains plastic models of anatomical structure, laptops, computer projectors, SmartBoards, books and clinical equipment. Teaching sessions are structured around study materials hosted on an electronic study guide, the resources mentioned above and ‘living’ models that attend the centre for anatomy teaching

The post holder will plan and manage the daily operation of the LSRC, and work together with academic staff to explore new and creative ways in which the LSRC may be used within the medical teaching curriculum.

Working hours will be 5 mornings per week, Monday to Friday with an earliest start time of 8.30am and a latest finish time of 12:30pm.

World leading support roles

We need a team of talented individuals to support our teaching and research, and in training the next generation of top scientists.

Our technical roles which include experimental officers, laboratory technicians and research technicians all focus on different aspects of science - from mechanical/electrical engineering to cutting edge research, but all benefit from the same investment in science here at the University of Exeter.

Want to find out more?

Before submitting an application you may wish to discuss the post further by contacting David Childs 01392 722771 or

To view the Job Description and Person Specification document please click here.

We offer a wide range of benefits which can be found here, and include, generous holiday entitlement, pension, on-site gym and continuous investment in your personal and professional development (see

Our women in HE work extends the principles of the Athena SWAN Charter and the Gender Equality Charter Mark to all roles in the University.  We are committed to bringing the best development experience to women, and men, at all stages of their careers as well as being passionate about promoting careers for women in science to encourage them to reach their full potential.

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer.  We are officially recognised as a Disability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution.  Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.

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