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Senior Technician (Bioautomation and high-throughput analytics)

The University of Manchester - Faculty Office - Science and Engineering

Location: Manchester
Salary: £30,487 to £34,980 per annum, depending on experience
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 12th June 2024
Closes: 26th June 2024
Job Ref: SAE-025874

We are seeking an enthusiastic and proactive Senior Technician in Bioautomation and high-throughput analytics to join our technical operations team, which strives to provide a sector leading technical support for FSE and the wider University. With a commitment to customer service excellence and a passion for science and engineering, Senior Technician in Bioautomation and high-throughput analytics will provide an agile technical support service to staff and students to support teaching, research and professional services. FSE’s research and teaching quality is recognised globally; this is an exciting opportunity to join us in Manchester and contribute to the provision of a sector leading technical service.

  • Help support users across numerous lab automation robotics platforms (Hamilton, Tecan, ECHO, Eppendorf, Qpix colony picker) and test analytics (e.g. UPLC, GC, GC-MS, NMR) technology platforms to help ensure smooth operation of high-throughput screening and assays for a range of biomolecular engineering projects.
  • Work with other multi-skilled technical and experimental staff from other technology platforms to help incorporate high-throughput techniques with other technologies.
  • Help in the operation of a range of high-throughput techniques and the development of SOPs, protocols, standards and training workflows required for training programmes / workshops.
  • Work closely with senior technology leads to support research projects and ensure the timely and appropriate flow of data and protocols.
  • Support external industrial and academic users to help provide access to high-throughput technology platforms and methodologies.   

What you will get in return:

  • Fantastic market leading Pension scheme
  • Excellent employee health and wellbeing services including an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Exceptional starting annual leave entitlement, plus bank holidays
  • Additional paid closure over the Christmas period
  • Local and national discounts at a range of major retailers

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.

Our University is positive about flexible working – you can find out more here

Hybrid working arrangements may be considered.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Any recruitment enquiries from recruitment agencies should be directed to People.Recruitment@manchester.ac.uk.

Any CV’s submitted by a recruitment agency will be considered a gift.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Mark Dunstan

Email: mark.dunstan@manchester.ac.uk

General enquiries:

Email: People.recruitment@manchester.ac.uk

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This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

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