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Technician in Dental Materials

University of Leeds - Faculty of Medicine & Health - School of Dentistry - Division of Oral Biology

Location: Leeds
Salary: £25,742 to £29,605 per annum (Grade 5)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 5th February 2024
Closes: 25th February 2024
Job Ref: MHDEN1247

Overview of the Role Are you an early career researcher looking for a challenge? Do you have a background in materials testing or processing? Do you want to further your career in one of the UK’s leading research-intensive Universities?

We are looking for a Research Technician to support the delivery of research in the broad area of dental materials science. The successful candidate will be required to assist with the day-to-day running of research activities through providing a relevant skills base to underpin numerous research projects in dental materials and biomaterials science in a mixed-disciplinary setting. You will support academic research projects to completion.

You will work closely with academic staff as well as postgraduate students and postdoctoral researchers working in laboratory environments.

You will provide a service that is flexible to meet the changing needs of the academic environment and provide feedback to academic staff about the overall progress of work.

You will promote teamwork and a culture of collegiality and mutual respect; be willing to support colleagues by undertaking tasks outside your normal role where necessary. Experience in training others in scientific techniques or explaining standard laboratory procedures is essential. You will also have an understanding of biological and chemical hazards, safe handling and disposal, with the ability to work safely.

Experience in a research or teaching laboratory environment is essential. You should be highly motivated, organised, and able to communicate and collaborate as part of a team.

What we offer in return

  • 26 days holiday plus approx. 16 Bank Holidays/days that the University is closed by custom (including Christmas) – That’s 42 days a year!
  • Generous pension scheme options plus life assurance
  • Health and Wellbeing: Discounted staff membership options at The Edge, our state-of-the-art Campus gym, with a pool, sauna, climbing wall, cycle circuit, and sports halls.
  • Personal Development: Access to courses run by our Organisational Development & Professional Learning team, and self-development courses including languages, Creative Writing, Wellbeing Therapies and much more.
  • Access to on-site childcare, shopping discounts and travel schemes are also available.

And much more!   

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:
Professor David Wood - d.j.wood@leeds.ac.uk
Head of the Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Research Group

Additional Information Working at Leeds 

We are a campus based community and regular interaction with campus is an expectation of all roles in line with academic and service needs and the requirements of the role. We are also open to discussing flexible working arrangements. To find out more about the benefits of working at the University and what it is like to live and work in the Leeds area visit our Working at Leeds information page. 

Our University  

At the University of Leeds, we are committed to providing a culture of inclusion, respect and equity of opportunity that attracts, supports, and retains the best students and staff from all backgrounds.  Whatever role we recruit for we are always striving to increase the diversity of our community, which each individual helps enrich and cultivate. We particularly encourage applications from, but not limited to Black, Asian, people who belong to a minority ethnic community; people who identify as LGBT+; and disabled people. Candidates will always be selected based on merit and ability.  

Location: Leeds - St James University Hospital

Contract type: Ongoing

Further details: Candidate Brief

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