Technician Ref 6590

School:  School of Life Sciences
Hours: Part Time (0.75 FTE = 27.3 hours per week which can be worked across a week depending on departmental requirement and need). Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: Permanent 
Reference: 6590
Salary: starting at £19,623 and rising to £21,686 per annum, pro rata
Placed on: 13 September 2021
Closing date:  29 September 2021.   Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: 14 October 2021 or thereafter
Expected start date: ASAP

Job description

We are seeking to appoint a technician to undertake media preparation, glass washing and other related duties within the School of Life Sciences. The postholder’s duties will include preparation and maintenance of stocks of basic sterile solutions as well as supplies of clean glassware and plasticware. The post holder will be expected to be an active and flexible member of a team doing similar work throughout the school of Life-Sciences. 

Applicants should be able to demonstrate their ability to work as part of a team, must have a commitment to customer service and good communication skills. Experience working in science laboratories or similar would be advantageous.

Informal enquiries to Dr Steve Pearce (Technical and Administrative Supervisor). E-mail

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

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

Potential candidates are strongly encouraged to make informal contact with Robert Fowler (; [he/him]) before applying.

Download job description and person specification Ref 6590 [PDF 172.33KB]

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How to apply

Download our professional services application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB] and Personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 110.00KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as or .pages) 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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