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Laboratory Technician, Sport, Exercise and Food Science Nutrition

Oxford Brookes University - Health and Life Sciences

Location: Oxford
Salary: £31,302 to £34,189
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 5th December 2018
Closes: 2nd January 2019
Job Ref: 060682

Full Time, Permanent - Professional Ser

We are currently seeking a full time Sports Science and Nutrition Laboratory Technician to join the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences at Gipsy Lane Campus in Headington The post holder will maintain Sports Science and Nutrition laboratories in the Department of Sport, Health Sciences & Social Work.

This is a multidisciplinary department with an established international research and teaching reputation. This post would suit someone who has a keen interest in sport, exercise and nutrition.

You will be preparing and maintaining laboratory facilities and equipment to enable project work, research activities and practical work to run efficiently and smoothly. This will include helping academic staff run practical sessions during Open Days and Applicant Days.

You will be assisting academic staff in the development and testing of new and revised practical classes for undergraduates and postgraduates.

In addition you will support students by demonstrating techniques and the safe operation of equipment ensuring that sound experimental practices are followed, particularly where humans are participants of practical activities. This will include assisting with blood sampling procedures.

There may be a fantastic opportunity for you to participate on the Tour De Mont Blanc field Course in the French Alps, where you will investigate the changes in energy balance and physical fitness with a group of undergraduates.

You should be qualified to at least Degree level or equivalent in a relevant scientific discipline you will demonstrate an awareness of Health and Safety regulations within laboratory environment. A high level of organisational and communication skills are essential for the role. The successful candidate will also be someone who can work flexibly within a dynamic environment, and be able to adapt quickly to unexpected situations. Therefore, creative problem solving capacity is desirable

CV and Personal Statement: 
As part of the application process all applicants are required to complete our online application form by clicking on the “Apply For Job” button below. All parts of the application form should be completed and in the section of the form called “Supporting Documents”, applicants must upload their CV and a Personal Statement. To complete the Personal Statement part of the application, applicants must download the Personal Statement document which is part of the advert below and complete the form, providing examples and explaining how they meet each item detailed on the document. The Personal Statement must then be uploaded to the application form along with the CV.

The University has adopted equality, diversity and inclusion as core values. We welcome applications from suitably qualified candidates whatever their background, and especially from BAME candidates who are under-represented in our workforce.

International applicants from outside the EU will need to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK.

Location :Gipsy Lane Site, Headington Campus

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