|Salary:||£31,421 to £38,165 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.|
|Placed On:||21st November 2023|
|Closes:||13th December 2023|
Queen Mary University of London is a leading university in the UK, with a breadth of excellence across Science and Engineering, Medicine, and Humanities and Social Sciences. This post is based within the School of Physical and Chemical Sciences.
The School forms one of five within the Faculty of Science and Engineering and consists of two distinct research departments delivering world-leading research and high-class teaching: Chemistry and Physics and Astronomy.
About the Role
The School is seeking to appoint a laboratory Technician to provide technical support of the school’s research laboratories. The post holder will support chemistry labs, condensed matter physics labs and electronic fabrication clean rooms. To support the wide variety of activities we are looking for candidates with either chemical or physics/engineering background but keen to learn the skills to cover the other areas.
Candidates should have degree in chemistry or physics. You should have recent or relevant experience working in a research laboratory environment. An applied chemical science for laboratory scientists’ degree apprenticeship or equivalent experience is desirable. The research laboratory Technician will be responsible for the effective day-to-day housekeeping of the research labs, training new users on equipment and perform routine maintenance and calibration of equipment and that the labs are adequately stocked and supported.
The Research laboratory Technician will work closely with the School Health and Safety Coordinator to ensure that the dedicated lab spaces are operated and maintained in compliance with School and University policy and the UK Health and Safety Executive guidelines.
About Queen Mary
At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.
Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.
We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.
We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.
Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.
This post is based at the Mile End Campus in London. It is a full-time, permanent appointment with a start date as soon as possible. The starting salary will be in the range £31,421 - £38,165 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.
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The closing date for applications is 13th December 2023.
Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.
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