Senior Technician

University of Nottingham - Child Health, Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance. 

The Senior Technician will provide specialist technical support for the successful taught Masters in Assisted Reproduction Technology course within the division of Child Health, Obstetrics and Gynaecology. They will also be expected to play a key role in the day-to-day running of a busy teaching and research laboratory area. The role holder will supervise the technical team to ensure the smooth day to day operation of the teaching laboratories and provide technical support and guidance to technical staff and post-graduate students on the Masters course, and within the wider division. The role holder will also provide specialist technical assistance for student projects and research activities for relevant research groups within the Division. Administrative tasks required within the role will include (but not limited to) Health and Safety, also the procurement of laboratory consumables and equipment as required for the efficient running of the Masters Course. Also budgetary control of research projects for the Masters Course.

Applicants should have a minimum of a HNC or equivalent as well as substantial work experience in a relevant role. Excellent communication skills, good planning and organising skills and the ability to work independently and as part of a team are all essential for this role. 

A significant part of the role involves teaching and supervision and therefore it is essential for the post holder to have exceptional communication skills. Patience and the ability to think on one’s feet are also pre-requisite for this position.

This position is based on a full time, permanent position. Part time applications will be accepted working a minimum of 21.75 hours per week. Applications for job share will also be accepted. 

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Walid Maalouf, tel: 0115 8230699 or email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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