|Salary:||£24,285 to £27,929 per annum|
|Placed On:||24th March 2023|
|Closes:||16th April 2023|
We are looking for a self-motivated either experienced or trainee laboratory technician for a chemistry research floor at the Department of Chemistry. The section is predominantly based on one floor and consists of 8 research groups, all requiring a high level of technical support.
The role holder will be the first line of support to the Senior Research Laboratory Technician and provide an essential organisational and minor administrative service. They will act as a central link between staff and research personnel proactively supporting the day-to-day and long-term management of the section.
The duties will include providing and maintaining a high-level technical service throughout the research floor including setting up and maintaining laboratory equipment, and demonstrating the equipment to research personnel. When trained, the role holder will also deputise in part when the Senior Research Laboratory Technician is absent.
The successful candidate will be flexible and adaptable, have a willingness to learn and be able to work on their own initiative as well as part of a team. They will already be qualified to HNC level or equivalent in Chemistry or Physical Sciences or have relevant experience. If a trainee, the successful candidate will be educated to A level standard and have a willingness to learn of all aspects of practical chemistry. Any training required will be varied including on the job learning, and will cover all aspects of becoming a Research Laboratory Technician.
For informal queries please contact Emma Graham (email@example.com).
Please quote reference MA34942 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
* When fully trained this is a grade 4 role so the salary will be £24,285 - £27,292.
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