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Senior Technician in Scanning Electron Microscopy and X-ray Microanalysis

UCL - Institute of Archaeology

Location: London
Salary: £45,610 to £53,757 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 4th January 2022
Closes: 21st January 2022
Job Ref: 1881457
 

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 8.

The UCL Institute of Archaeology is seeking to appoint a Senior Technician in Scanning Electron and X-ray Microanalysis to maintain and further develop our reputation and competence in the study of ancient materials via imaging and microanalysis. The technician will supervise and maintain the SEM suite, providing high quality support for research and teaching in the examination and analysis of a wide range of materials from archaeological contexts. The Senior Technician will also support SEM users from a diverse range of departments across UCL as well as external clients.  As a senior member of the departmental technical staff, the post-holder will take on key responsibilities for the administration of facilities and safety policies and procedures at the UCL Institute of Archaeology.

Applicants must have a PhD in a scientific discipline and/or demonstrate extensive experience as an SEM technician with management responsibilities. They will have a sound understanding of the principles of electron microscopy and X-ray micro-analysis systems with demonstrable experience in their operation.  The successful candidate will have knowledge of general laboratory chemistry and best practices and experience in laboratory and/or facilities management. They will also have experience of teaching/training others in the safe use of laboratory facilities.

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button above.

Informal inquiries about the post may be addressed to Dr Mike Charlton at m.charlton@ucl.ac.uk.

If you have any further queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Louisa Goldsmith (HR Administrator) at l.goldsmith@ucl.ac.uk.

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Closing Date: 21/1/2022
Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.
Interview Date: TBC

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.
We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

Our department holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award, in recognition of our commitment to advancing gender equality.

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