Electron Microscopy and Analytical X-ray Technician

Medway, United Kingdom
£20,275 to £22,658
04 Mar 2019
End of advertisement period
18 Mar 2019
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Permanent
Full Time

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.