Teaching Technician - Chemistry Teaching Laboratories Ref 0207

School/department: School of Life Sciences  
Hours: full time or part time hours considered up to a maximum of 36.5 hours per week. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need)
Contract: permanent 
Reference: 0207 
Salary: starting at £24,983 and rising to £28,936 per annum
Placed on: 05 December 2018
Closing date: 07 January 2019. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected interview date: 18 January 2019 
Expected start date: 1 February 2019.


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 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.

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

The School of Life Sciences 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 and engineering 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 0207 [PDF 139.45KB]


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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