Teaching Technician - Biosciences Teaching Laboratories Ref 3023

School/department: School of Life Sciences 
Hours: Full time, 36.5 hours per week. Staff asked to arrange their hours with their teams to provide cover between 08:00 and 18:00 each working day.
Contract: Permanent
Reference: 3023
Salary: Starting at £25,941 and rising to £30,046 per annum
Placed on: 24 January 2020
Closing date: 17 February 2020. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected interview date: 2 weeks after closing date. 
Expected start date: 1 July 2020. 

This position is only open to those currently working at the University of Sussex.


Job description

The School of Life Sciences is at the forefront of research in the biological sciences in the UK, coming in the top 10 in the REF 2014.

We are looking for a highly motivated, hard working person to join a team of technicians supporting multiple teaching laboratories and field activities. The post requires a proactive approach, initiative, the ability to work both independently and as part of a team  with 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 the subjects of biomedical or biological sciences at undergraduate level. The post holder 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 and field work including setting up equipment, equipment fault finding, general servicing of equipment, preparation of reagents, maintaining stock levels and providing advice for students and support for academic staff during laboratory sessions.

Download the full job description and person specification (reference number 3023) (PDF XKB)


How to apply

Download our professional services 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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