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Laboratory Assistant

Loughborough University - Department of Geography

Location: Loughborough
Salary: £17,408 to £19,730 pro rata per annum, subject to annual pay award.
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 12th February 2019
Closes: 25th February 2019
Job Ref: REQ190147

Part-time (0.5FTE)

An opportunity has arisen for a part-time Laboratory Assistant within the Geography and Environment subject area. Geography forms part of the School of Social Sciences within Loughborough University.

As a key member of the technical team you will be required to support the laboratory activities carried out by academic staff, researchers and students alike. As part of this you will be organising and maintaining laboratory and field equipment for research and teaching activities. There is also a need to drive our department vehicles to transport students/equipment both on and off campus. The ability to prioritise your workload effectively, work to tight deadlines, as well as to work with accuracy and attention to detail are essential to the role. The role will involve frequent interaction with students and staff, so you will need excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to deal with a variety of people in a variety of situations. You will need to be versatile, enthusiastic and approachable and able to work independently as well as together with others in the small, dedicated technical team.  A hands-on, pro-active approach to work and 'can-do' attitude are essential. 

If you are an organised, enthusiastic team player, this is a great opportunity to join our team and to make a positive contribution to providing an outstanding service. 

Informal enquiries to Richard Harland (Laboratory Manager),

Application closing date: 25 February 2019

Interviews will be held on: 12 March 2019

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