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Senior Technician

Keele University - School of Life Sciences

Location: Keele
Salary: £27,025 p.a.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 21st March 2019
Closes: 22nd April 2019
Job Ref: KU00001099

Grade 6 Starting salary: £27,025 p.a. 

Keele University is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education, innovative research, beautiful campus, strong community spirit and excellent student experience. With a turnover in excess of £170 million, over 10,000 students and a total staff of approximately 2000, the University provides high quality teaching across a wide range of academic and vocational subjects and promotes world-class research. Further information can be found at 

This post represents an exciting opportunity for an ambitious individual to join a team of staff in Keele University’s School of Life Sciences within the Faculty of Natural Sciences. You will join the growing and highly successful School, which has a strong commitment to, and nationally leading reputation in, delivering high quality research and educational programmes. 

Applications are welcomed from technicians or those working in a related area within any aspect of the biological sciences discipline and who have experience of using a range of scientific instrumentation, laboratory and analytical equipment and providing related IT support. Experience of demonstrating techniques in a laboratory environment is desirable. You will be qualified to HNC level/NVQ 4 (or equivalent) in a science subject or have equivalent professional experience. 

You will be expected to provide a high level of technical support in the delivery of practical classes in the School’s undergraduate courses with an emphasis on Neuroscience but also including Biochemistry and Biomedical Science Biology and Human Biology). In addition you will be required to provide technical support in the School’s research activity. 

Please note this appointment is subject to medical clearance by the University’s Occupational Health provider.

Informal enquiries may be made to Jayne Bromley (Technical Manager); Tel: 01782 733031 

Keele University is committed to the principles of the Athena SWAN charter, and values equality and diversity across our workforce. We strive to ensure that our workforce is representative of broader society, and therefore, we would actively welcome applications from women for this role.  

Keele University values equality and diversity across our workforce and to ensuring our staff community is reflective of the diversity of our student population. In support of these commitments the University welcomes applications from individuals of Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds for all roles. 

For full post details please visit:

Keele University employees wishing to apply should login to Employee Self Service and click on the 'View current vacancies' link. 

Closing date for applications: 22 April 2019 

Previous applicants need not apply. 

Post reference: KU00001099

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