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Senior Laboratory Technician

University of Surrey - FHMS Faculty Admin

Location: Guildford
Salary: £30,487 to £34,980 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 15th February 2024
Closes: 11th March 2024
Job Ref: 008824

The University of Surrey is a global community of ideas and people, dedicated to life-changing education and research. 

We are ambitious and have a bold vision of what we want to achieve - shaping ourselves into one of the best universities in the world, which we are achieving through the talents and endeavour of every employee.  

Our culture empowers people to achieve this aim and to collectively, and individually, make a real difference.  

The role

We are looking to recruit a highly skilled senior technician to support our undergraduate teaching laboratories, delivering practical classes of up to 200 students. Duties include providing technical expertise to academic staff and students, ensuring a high level of Health and Safety and maintenance of specialised lab equipment. A background in Biosciences with a broad range of technical skills and experience supervising and working as part of a large team will be key to the role.

About you

The ideal candidate will have solid experience working within a practical teaching laboratory, good communication skills, a strong understanding of laboratory Health and Safety and a practical approach to work.

You will be expected to manage a team of technicians and will be interacting with students, academic staff and other members of the technical team on a daily basis. A good level of customer care will be an important aspect of this role.

How to apply

To apply, please submit a CV and cover letter with your application. For further information, please see the job description or for an informal discussion, please contact Eddie McCarthy (e.mccarthy@surrey.ac.uk).

Please note that interviews are scheduled to take place week commencing 11th March.

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For more information and to apply online, please download the further details and click on the 'apply online' button above.
 
In return we offer a generous pension, relocation assistance where appropriate , flexible working options including job share and blended home/campus working locations (dependent on work duties), access to world-class leisure facilities on campus, a range of travel schemes and supportive family friendly benefits including an excellent on-site nursery.

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The University of Surrey is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all.  We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community.  Therefore we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.

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