Teaching Technician - Chemistry Teaching Laboratories Ref 2811

School/department: School of Life Sciences 
Hours: Part-time (0.65 FTE - term time only) 
Contract: Permanent 
Reference: 2811 
Salary: Starting at £25,941 and rising to £30,046 per annum, pro rata 
Placed on: 27 January 2020 
Closing date: 18 February 2020. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected interview date: 2-3 weeks after closing date. 
Expected start date: ASAP 


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 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 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 over the term-time period (running 34 weeks from September – May).

Informal enquiries: e-mail Verity Holmes (Teaching Lab Supervisor) (v.l.holmes@sussex.ac.uk)

Download the full job description and person specification (reference number 2811) (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.

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