Electron Microscopy and Analytical X-ray Technician
FES Technical Support - Science Support
Location: Medway campus
Salary: £20,275 to £22,658
Contract Type: Fixed Term - Maternity cover 04/03/2019 to 02/09/2019
Closing Date: Monday 18 March 2019
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Applications are invited for the post of Analytical Technician in the School of Science. The post holder will support work within the Electron Microscopy and Analytical X-ray Unit. Tasks will include operation and maintenance of specialist equipment (SEM/XRD/XRF and confocal microscopy), assisting in research projects and training staff, students and visitors in specialist techniques.
Applicants for this post will be educated to degree level in a science related subject and have some experience of working with either imaging or analytical x-ray equipment. Training will be provided where necessary. Good time management and the ability to learn new techniques quickly are important.
The post is available immediately and is fixed term, 6 months in the first instance with the likelihood of extension to 1 year.
We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.