Mineral Processing Laboratory Technician

University of Exeter - Technical Services

The University of Exeter is the fastest rising, fastest growing University in the UK, we offer you the opportunity to join a Russell Group University ranked within the UK top ten and globally recognised amongst its vast range of Sciences.

Technical Services at the University of Exeter is comprised of STEMM-facing research and teaching technical staff. Whilst all operating in a single service our staff work in a wide range of specialist areas such as, Engineering, Physics, Geology, Mining and Minerals, Renewable Energy, Life and Environmental Science, Sports and Health Science, Medical Sciences and Medical Imaging.

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

This full time role is available on a fixed term basis from the 18 June 2018 to 31 August 2020 to work in the mineral processing laboratory at the University of Exeter, Penryn Campus in Cornwall.

The main purpose of the job is to provide technical support in the mineral processing laboratory at the Camborne School of Mines. You will be part of the technical services team at Penryn, but the role will include independently setting up mineral processing experiments for teaching and research purposes. The job holder will also provide support to the geomechanics laboratory. Applicants should hold a minimum of an undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in an appropriate subject and have knowledge of mineral processing equipment and techniques.

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.

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

For an informal discussion, please contact Dr Gavyn Rollinson 01326 371830 or g.k.rollinson@exeter.ac.uk.

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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