|Salary:||See advert text|
|Placed On:||21st November 2023|
|Closes:||10th December 2023|
The Chemistry Department at University College London is the oldest in England, with 100% of it outputs ranked as being world-leading (4*) or internationally excellent (3*) in the recent REF2021. We are located in Bloomsbury, at the heart of London, and offer an exciting and vibrant environment in which to study in one of the UK's top universities.
About the role
We are seeking to appoint a Laboratory Technician. The main purpose of the post is: •To provide technical support to the teaching of the Chemistry and Natural Sciences Degree programmes within the various laboratory based disciplines. • Provide technical support in the Chemistry Department teaching laboratories. • Provide technical support to assigned chemistry teaching laboratory and be responsible for the resourcing for assigned chemistry teaching modules, including inventory, and ordering of resources, in liaison with the laboratory manager. • Provide Health and Safety support for the teaching laboratories. Hours of work will vary between 08:00 -16:00 and 11:00-19:00 depending on the laboratory courses running at the time. Due to the nature of the work some weekend working will be required and there will be restrictions when annual leave may be taken. The post is permanent (upon successful completion of the probationary period) and available immediately.
The post holder should be educated to A level standard or have the equivalent or relevant laboratory experience or a recognised formal apprenticeship/training in a relevant scientific discipline. They should have a proven understanding and experience of implementing and adhering to safety protocols within a laboratory environment, a high level of accuracy and attention to detail. The post holder should demonstrate a commitment to UCL’s policy of equal opportunity and the ability to work harmoniously with colleagues and students of all cultures and backgrounds.
Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
As London’s Global University, we know diversity fosters creativity and innovation, and we want our community to represent the diversity of the world’s talent. We are committed to equality of opportunity, to being fair and inclusive, to being a place where we all belong and to ensure a safe, welcoming and inclusive working environment for all. Our department holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award, in recognition of our commitment to advancing gender equality. We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.
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