|Salary:||£25,138 to £27,979 per annum - Grade 4|
|Placed On:||21st September 2023|
|Closes:||8th October 2023|
The Faculty of Science and Engineering, wish to appoint a Technician to provide teaching and research support for the School of Biological and Marine Sciences (SoBMS).
You will work as part of a team under the direction of the Technical Manager and deliver support in all aspects of laboratory and field work with a focus on Marine Biology. The service underpins both teaching and research activity in biological and marine sciences. You will be computer literate, enthusiastic, pro-active, and able to prioritise and understand the principles of providing a high standard of support to students and academic staff.
It is essential that you have a formal qualification resulting from a period of practical and/or theoretical training e.g. an apprenticeship, NVQ3 or A-Levels in a role related subject area and knowledge of laboratory Health & Safety e.g. COSHH and Risk Assessments. Familiarity with reagents, chemicals, scientific consumables and instrumentation / equipment is required. A further qualification such as an HNC/HND/degree in the area of Marine Biology is desirable.
You will be required to assist in field work both at sea and on land in occasional poor weather. You will need to be capable of working occasional long shifts and there will be a requirement to carry heavy equipment, over uneven terrain for up to 1km.
A current full driving licence (manual transmission) is essential as you will be driving University of Plymouth vehicles.This role is also subject to health surveillance with our Occupational Health team.
Please demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria outlined in the knowledge, qualifications, training and experience elements of the job description in your supporting statement.
For an informal discussion to find out more about the role then please contact Marie Palmer : by email at email@example.com by telephone on 1752584621
Closing date: 12 Midnight, Sunday, 08 October 2023
Interviews are likely to take place week commencing Monday 23 October 2023 and you will be notified if you have been shortlisted or not.
This is a full-time, fixed-term position for 3 years, due to business demand, working 37 hours a week.
Flexible working options including job share will be considered.
We offer a competitive salary package and a generous pension and holiday scheme. We also offer a range of other benefits, including ongoing development opportunities.
The University of Plymouth is a diverse, welcoming community where everyone makes a difference and is encouraged to bring their whole selves to work. To find out more about our inclusive community, initiatives such as Athena Swan and the Race Equality Charter and our range of benefits / support mechanisms such as flexible working, staff networks and enhanced maternity, paternity & adoption leave please visit our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion webpages
We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups such as BAME/BIPOC and LGBT+
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