|Salary:||£31,502 to £35,308 per annum|
|Placed On:||21st March 2023|
|Closes:||30th April 2023|
Permanent, Full time, 37 hrs pw, 52 weeks per year
Closing: 30th April 2023
About the role
The role’s main responsibilities will be working with academic staff to prepare and support technical demonstrations in Biology and Biomedical Science. A student facing role, the successful candidate will work directly with students to give technical guidance and support in the classroom, on dissertations and research projects, while having primary responsibility for managing, maintaining, and supporting microbiological teaching and research.
We’re looking for applicants who are passionate about Science. You should hold a relevant Science Degree or equivalent and be capable of undertaking preparation and analytical work and have good laboratory organisational management. You should have experience of undertaking microbiological techniques and analysis ideally focused on medical microbiology, maintaining bacterial stock cultures and growth media preparation. IT skills across Microsoft Office packages are essential, and familiarity with statistical software packages including ‘R’ is desirable.
We’re looking for a team player who can also work on their own initiative and is willing to take on a mentoring role as necessary. Good organisational skills and time management are also key. The post will involve bending and lifting so manual handling experience is essential. An ability to drive a minibus/willingness to learn is desirable.
At Bath Spa University we work with one clear vision: to be a leading university in creativity, culture, and enterprise. We place collaboration at the heart of everything and ensure our people are engaged and empowered by blending digital technologies, international perspectives, work-oriented connections and inspirational teaching. Together we’re on a journey to transform our students’ lives. And it starts with people like you.
Bath Spa University is guided by our four values of respect, inclusivity, collaboration, and sustainability. We teach 8,000 students on various campuses around Bath. Our purpose is to challenge our students and staff to realise their talent and thrive. By doing this, we will think and make the world better.
The science laboratories comprise a suite of five teaching labs, several project and prep rooms, a chemical store and an analytical suite. These areas and the Technical Team which supports them deliver practical work for modules in various courses. The labs are also used for research. Several labs have been subject to considerable investment and refurbishment recently and the analytical suite is equipped to run analyses using MP-AES, GC and HPLC.
How to apply
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