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Teaching and Research Laboratory Support Technician

University of Sheffield - Department of Chemistry

Location: Sheffield
Salary: £17,682 to £19,133
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 29th July 2020
Closes: 18th August 2020
Job Ref: UOS026038

Job Reference Number: UOS026038

Job Title: Teaching and Research Laboratory Support Technician

Contract Type: Open Ended

Working Pattern: Full Time

Faculty: Faculty of Science

Department: Department of Chemistry

Salary: Grade 3 £17,682 – £19,133 per annum. Potential to progress to £20,130 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution.

Closing Date: 18 August 2020

The Department of Chemistry is looking for a hardworking individual to join a team of technicians. Working as part of the technical support in the Department of Chemistry, report directly to the Teaching Laboratory Manager and Technical Manager as appropriate, providing support in all areas of the department.

Your key skills will be in Chemistry, Physics, Electronics and ICT. As a professional, enthusiastic and collaborative member of the department’s technical team, you will provide high-quality support across the department’s research laboratories.

You will have a good understanding of laboratory operations and facilities and will engage in the continual improvement of technical support and set-up, aiming to provide the highest quality student experience.

You should have A Level Chemistry (or equivalent) or relevant work experience. You should also have 5 GCSEs (A* - C grade) including Maths, English and a Science. Additionally you should have experience of working within a technical support environment. Knowledge of safe working practices, Good Laboratory Practice and experience of applying Health and Safety in a laboratory/workshop environment are also required.

We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development.

We form teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles from across the world, whose talent and contributions complement each other to the greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience.

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