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Teaching and Research Technician

University of Cambridge - Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience

Location: Cambridge
Salary: £25,742 to £29,605 pa
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 16th February 2024
Closes: 29th February 2024
Job Ref: PM40567

The Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience delivers over half of the teaching requirements for the first two years of the Medicine and Veterinary Medicine courses (Medical Sciences Tripos and Veterinary Sciences Tripos ~390 students/year), as well as three large courses available (as options) to first and second year science students following the Natural Sciences Tripos (NST) at Cambridge (~300 students in all). All of these undergraduate courses involve hands-on practical experimental work by the students in the Department's four teaching classrooms. The practical classes are supported by three distinct but collaborative technical teams (Human Anatomy, Veterinary Anatomy, and Physiology).

We are looking for a Teaching and Research Technician, assigned to the Physiology team, to primarily support the Chief Teaching Technician, University Physiologist and other teaching officers in the running of our busy undergraduate (Part I) teaching classrooms, supporting the delivery of a wide range of practical classes and lectures to first- and second-year students.

This is an excellent opportunity to gain further experience in supporting teaching in a higher education environment. Duties will include, but are not limited to, providing technical assistance and guidance to staff and students throughout the planning and delivery of undergraduate practical classes and examination; assist with histological work, ensuring health and safety procedures are adhered to, maintenance of laboratory equipment and general administrative duties, including the support of apprentices in the Department.

Applicants should be educated to at least A level and have experience of working a laboratory environment, preferably in an educational setting. They should have good IT skills and be manually dexterous. Accuracy, flexibility and reliability are essential, as are good communication skills and the ability to work as part of a small team to meet tight deadlines.

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Closing date: 29 February 2024.

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