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General Bioscience Technician, Full time

University of Roehampton - School of Life and Health Sciences

Location: London
Salary: £27,895 to £31,645 p.a. (pro rata) inclusive of London Weighting Allowance
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 6th October 2021
Closes: 24th October 2021
Job Ref: RU02859

We are looking for a General Bioscience Technician to join our team of technicians in the School of Life and Health Sciences.  The role holder will work alongside our specialist technicians to provide a wide range of services and technical support to staff and students undertaking teaching and research projects.

The role will suit someone with developed technical skills from a practical based scientific support background. Experience of good laboratory practice, risk assessment, COSHH and hazardous waste disposal is expected. 

The role requires preparation of laboratories and participation in daily maintenance and cleaning of specialist areas and resources together with manual handling of equipment, gas cylinders, cryogenics and hazardous waste.

You should have a relevant science degree or professional registration and technical support work experience in laboratories. 

At Roehampton, we change lives by helping our students to develop the confidence, knowledge and adaptability they need for a successful graduate career and fulfilling life. 

We are a supportive, close-knit and inclusive community, with a proud history in higher education stretching back more than 175 years. Our values come from this rich history, built on community, engagement and partnership, with a belief that no matter their background, we can help our students realise their ambitions.  Our graduates today have excellent employment prospects, and are part of a thriving global community of Roehampton alumni.  

We provide an engaging portfolio of courses across the creative arts, social sciences, law, humanities, literature, education, business, and human and life sciences, including nursing. We also have an excellent research profile. With international reach, our research informs policy, enriches culture and improves people’s lives.  

We are based on a beautiful 64-acre parkland campus, located in the heart of southwest London. Our staff have access to excellent facilities and a generous range of staff benefits. 

The University supports the NHS Track and Trace system and your Roehampton point of contact will keep a temporary record of all visitors for 21 days to assist NHS Test and Trace with requests for data. 

The safety of staff, students and the wider community is our priority and work will continue across the University to ensure we always meet the safety standards set by the government. The University of Roehampton has passed the NQA Covid Secure Guideline Verification that assesses how organisations meet the government guidance to create Covid safe environments

To find out more information about the role and what we’re looking for, visit the Working at Roehampton section of our website where you will find full details, how to apply, as well as further information about the benefits of working for us. 

The closing date for completed applications is: 24th October 2021 

It is expected that interviews will be held on: week commencing 1st November 2021 

The University is an equal opportunities and ‘disability confident’ employer. 

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