Technician in Chemistry and Bioscience

Nottingham Trent University - School of Science and Technology

Special Conditions:

This post is offered on either salary Grade D (£18,777 - £21,585) or Grade E (£21,585 - £23,557 per annum) dependent upon the criteria as set out in the attached Job Descriptions and Person Specifications.

Nottingham Trent University is a great place to work. We take care of our staff with flexible packages, career progression, and opportunities. We value all our staff because we know that it takes a strong and diverse workforce to maintain the kind of success we have achieved. Our award-winning research attracts international acclaim and we are proud of our strategic partnerships. This is all down to the ability of our people to shape, create, and innovate, wherever they work with us.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a suitably qualified, motivated, and enthusiastic person to join the Chemistry and Bioscience teams and provide high quality technical support to the undergraduate and postgraduate teaching laboratories, research, and other applied work in the department. You will work with spectrophotometers, rotary evaporators, gel electrophoresis, centrifuges, and undertake aseptic techniques. A depth of knowledge and at least two years’ experience in maintaining and operating these or similar systems would be a requirement for the Grade E position. The Grade D position may be offered to those with less experience/lower qualifications as defined in the attached Person Specifications.

You will have a background in Chemistry and Biology and be able to communicate well, be tidy and organized, have an eye for detail, and be committed to providing a positive student experience.

2017 has been a year full of prizes, publicity, and recognition for the NTU community, culminating in our receipt of the prestigious University of the Year award. Along the way, we’ve recorded some of the highest student satisfaction levels in the country in the 2017 National Student Survey, and achieved the TEF gold standard for the quality of our teaching. We are also extremely proud to have been named Modern University of the Year in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018. The School of Science and Technology at NTU is one of the most innovative in the UK. We possess state of the art facilities in Biosciences, Chemistry, Computing, Engineering, Physics, Forensics, and Sports Science. We pride ourselves on our strong multi-disciplinary ethos and our cutting edge research across the subject areas, attracting substantial external funding to underpin our research programmes.

We are committed to delivering outstanding teaching and world-leading research, that changes lives and society. If you are ambitious to shape the future, and contribute to our mission, come and join our exciting team of enthusiastic staff and students.

We’re proud of how far we’ve come. Help us to go even further

Closing date: Sunday, 29th April 2018.

Interview date: Friday, 18th May 2018.

If you have any specific queries in relation to this position, please contact Mark Cosgrove, Technical Manager, on +44 0115 8486691 or via email (

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Successful applicants will usually be appointed to the base of the advertised salary grade, except in justifiable circumstances.

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