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Teaching Support Technician

University of Nottingham - Life Sciences

Location: Nottingham
Salary: £17,764 to £20,989 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 1st August 2018
Closes: 16th August 2018
Job Ref: MED263718

Salary: £17,764 to £20,989 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

Applications are invited to the above role to deliver timely and high quality support to the School of Life Sciences, Sports and Exercise Science degree, operating in conjunction with the David Greenfield Human Physiology Unit, Medical School site and David Ross Sports Village. The person appointed will provide a range of technical support activities in the discipline of Exercise Physiology, Metabolism and Nutrition. They will also perform routine experimental work with minimal direct supervision for research projects within laboratories within the School of Life Sciences, ensuring that the work is consistently completed to a high standard, within required deadlines whilst staying responsive to changing priorities.

The candidate must have previous relevant laboratory experience, with the ability to undertake a range of technical support activities in a human metabolism, physiology or nutrition facility with minimal supervision. Good manual handling skills to include the ability to lift and move objects as this role will involve storing and moving consumables and equipment are essential as is the willingness to occasionally work early/late, outside of normal working hours.

Candidates must hold a minimum of two A Levels in relevant subjects or equivalent vocational qualifications (NVQ, City & Guild), plus some experience in a relevant technical/scientific role, or considerable work experience in a relevant technical/scientific role. 

This is a full time, permanent role. Job share arrangements may be considered. 

The School of Life Sciences was recently awarded an Athena Silver SWAN Award, in recognition of our commitment to supporting and advancing women’s careers in the life sciences (STEMM). You can read more about this initiative at

Informal enquiries may be addressed Kostas Tsintzas:
Please note that applications sent directly to this Email address will not be accepted.

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