Research Technician (Synthesis and Instrumental)

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire (GB)
£30,395 to £39,609 per annum, depending on skills and experience.
06 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
05 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Location:     Jubilee Campus
Salary:     £30,395 to £39,609 per annum, depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance. 
Closing Date:     Friday 05 July 2019
Reference:     SCI143019 

Applications are invited for the role of Research Technician (Synthesis and Instrumental).  The role is required to provide a specialist synthetic and instrumental technical support to the Schools GSK Carbon Neutral laboratories. The role holder will play an integral part in the operation and upkeep of research laboratories within the facility, as well ensuring laboratories, infrastructure and equipment are operated to the philosophy of the CNL through the development of sustainable working practices.

In addition, role-holder will provide spectroscopic and analytical expertise, advice and skills to apply to analytical problems, operate analytical instrumentation where necessary, and maintain a wide range of spectroscopic, chromatographic and analytical equipment required for academic staff and their co-workers for research projects.
Candidates must have a good standard of education with a minimum of a Degree or equivalent qualifications in a relevant chemistry-based scientific subject and have substantial experience in a relevant role, with proven synthetic technical skills and thorough knowledge of synthesis/synthetic techniques and analytical techniques (e.g. FTIR/ UV-Vis, HPLC, GC, GC/MS, LC/MS, etc).

This full-time post is fixed-term for a period of 2 years.
The School values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.  The School of Chemistry holds a Silver Athena SWAN Award in recognition of our commitment to advancing women's careers in science. You can read more about what this means on our website     

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr David Chambers-Asman, tel: 0115 951 3501 or Email: Please note that applications sent directly to this Email address will not be accepted.