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Bioscience Technician

Keele University - Faculty of Natural Sciences - School of Life Sciences

Location: Staffordshire
Salary: £17,682 starting salary (Grade 3)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 11th September 2019
Closes: 1st October 2019
Job Ref: KU00001285

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 Faculty of Natural Sciences. This is also an opportunity to join the growing and highly successful School of Life Sciences, which has a strong commitment to, and nationally leading reputation in, delivering high quality research and educational programmes.

Applications are welcomed from persons with experience of working in a laboratory environment within the biosciences and who has experience in operation of scientific instrumentation, laboratory and analytical equipment. Experience of demonstrating techniques in a laboratory environment is desirable. You will be qualified to a minimum of 5 GCSE (or equivalent qualification) passes including English, Maths and a Science related subject or equivalent experience 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 Biology and Neuroscience. In addition, you will be required to provide technical support in the School’s research activity.

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.

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

Informal enquiries may be made to Ian Freeman (Technical Manager); Tel: 01782 733031

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