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Support Technician

University of Exeter - Technical Services

Location: Exeter
Salary: The starting salary will be from £19,217 on Grade C depending on qualifications and experience.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 29th September 2021
Closes: 20th October 2021
Job Ref: R55821

This permanent, full time role is available immediately.

Summary of the role/position

This is an exciting opportunity to join the University of Exeter, with new facilities and a growing team.  You will be expected to perform cage washing/ warehouse support/ deliveries and sterilisation tasks as well as administrative support. The Biological Services team support world class teaching and research, all within the culture of care environment for animals. 

We need a team of talented individuals to support our teaching and research, and in training the next generation of top scientists. Working as part of the Biological Services Team in Technical Services the role holder will be the essential Support technician in the busy washing/ warehouse area as well as being involved in some animal work as requested.

Technical Services at the University of Exeter is comprised of STEMM-facing research and teaching technical staff. Whilst all operating in a single service our staff work in a wide range of specialist areas such as, Engineering, Physics, Geology, Mining and Minerals, Renewable Energy, Life and Environmental Science, Sports and Health Science, Medical Sciences and Medical Imaging.

Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role.

This role may be subject to additional background screening.

The University of Exeter is a proud supporter of the Technician Commitment, a charter focussing on the visibility, recognition and career development of our technical staff. For further information please see our website.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity at Exeter

With over 27,000 students and 6,400 staff from 180 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment in which to work. We are an equal opportunity employer, a Disability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution. Since 2019, the university has also signed an Armed Forces Covenant, demonstrating the University’s commitment to supporting the Armed Forces community. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce. 


We offer some fantastic benefits including:

Further information

Before submitting an application you may wish to discuss the post further by contacting Mr Matt Isherwood

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