|Salary:||£28,759 to £33,966 per annum (Grade 5)|
|Placed On:||3rd October 2023|
|Closes:||23rd October 2023|
Applications are invited for a fixed term (maternity cover), full time Teaching Laboratory Technician.
Based in one of the two undergraduate Chemistry Teaching Laboratories, you will work within a team of technicians supporting the two Chemistry Teaching Laboratories and Analytical Suite. In term time, you will provide support to undergraduate students on the integrated Practical course, demonstrating laboratory equipment and practical techniques, supporting the students’ understanding of the experiments. In the Christmas, Easter and Summer vacations the focus will be on providing technical support for outreach activity, graduate training and other events taking place in the Chemistry Teaching Laboratories in addition to general maintenance and servicing of the laboratory environment.
You must have an A-level in Chemistry or related subject (or equivalent qualifications and/or experience), and have good knowledge and understanding of general science including a demonstrable interest in all branches of Chemistry. As well as excellent communication skills and a practical understanding of setting up and operating a variety of laboratory equipment and apparatus in a teaching laboratory environment.
For a full description of the role and selection criteria please see the job description.
The post will be based in the Department of Chemistry, South Parks Road Oxford, and is available as soon as possible.
Applications for this vacancy are to be made online and you will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application. Your supporting statement must explain how you meet each of the selection criteria for the post using examples of your skills and experience.
The closing date for applications is 12:00 midday, Monday 23rd October 2023. Interviews will be held as soon as possible thereafter.
The University of Oxford is a Bronze Athena SWAN holder and the Department of Chemistry is a Silver award holder. The Department of Chemistry is committed to equality and valuing diversity and welcomes applications from minority groups.
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