Teaching Laboratory Technician ref 0085

Location: Teaching Laboratories (Chemistry)
School:  School of Life Sciences
Hours: full time  
Contract: Fixed 6 months with possibility of extension.
Reference:  0085
Salary: starting at £24,983 and rising to £28,936 per annum
Closing date:  21 September 2018,   Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: 10 October 2018
Expected start date: As soon as possible thereafter

Job description

We are looking for a highly motivated, hard working person to join a team of technicians supporting multiple teaching laboratories. The post requires a proactive approach, requiring initiative, team working and excellent communication and interpersonal skills. The post holder will be highly organised with a positive and flexible approach to work in order to deal with a variety of requests and tasks.

It would be of benefit if the successful candidate had experience of providing a student focused service for chemistry/pharmacy at undergraduate level. The postholder should be able to provide a consistently high level of background support to the other teaching technicians within the School.

The role will include supporting all aspects of preparation and clearing of laboratory classes including setting up equipment, preparation of reagents, maintaining stock levels and providing advice for students and support for academic staff during laboratory sessions.

This post is for 36.5 hours per week

Informal enquiries:  e-mail Verity Holmes, Teaching lab supervisor v.l.holmes@sussex.ac.uk

The School is committed to equality and valuing diversity, and currently holds an Athena SWAN Silver Award. Applications are particularly welcomed from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Science, Technology, Engineering, Medicine and Mathematics (STEMM) at Sussex. The School of Life Sciences welcomes applications to academic posts from candidates who wish to work part-time or as job-sharers.

The University offers various schemes to provide real benefits to parents, these can be found at Family Friendly Policies

Download job description and person specification Ref 0085 [PDF 135.51KB]

How to apply

Download our non-academic application form [DOC 183.00KB] and personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 162.50KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to lifescirecruitment@sussex.ac.uk

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email (don't use a web-based upload/weblink service) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

Download our terms and conditions summary for Technical Staff Terms and Conditions [DOC 34.50KB].

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