Laboratory Technician, Teaching

Surrey, United Kingdom
£24,948 to £27,929 per annum
17 Aug 2022
End of advertisement period
30 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

FHMS Faculty Admin

Location: Guildford
Salary: £24,948 to £27,929 per annum
Post Type: Full Time
Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Tuesday 30 August 2022
Reference: 056622

Laboratory Technician (Teaching) - School of Veterinary Medicine

Are you someone who is practical, enjoys working with people and loves variety? We have a great opportunity to join our School of Veterinary Medicine, based within the University of Surrey, in our state-of-the art teaching and research facilities.

The School of Veterinary Medicine is a truly inspirational and fascinating environment to work in. Delivering teaching to over 750 undergraduate students training to be the veterinary professionals of the future. The research of our academic colleagues focuses on ‘One Health, One Medicine’ and understanding the factors which impact the health of both animals and humans. With investment of over £40m, our facilities and those of the wider University present a wonderful backdrop for the right person to contribute to wider society and develop their skills and career.

The role

You’ll become a key team member, working as part of a motivated team with the opportunity to build your skills and career as a laboratory technician across both teaching and research. You’ll be responsible for preparing the laboratory facilities for our diverse student body, involving setting up equipment and practicals, preparing models, order consumables and assisting lecturers as they deliver teaching and you’ll be supporting students as they work through their practical learning activities. There’s lots of variety, lots of interaction with students, academics and research colleagues, with a small amount of processing and administration work.

About you

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with a genuine interest in science and a practical approach to work. You will be familiar with working in a laboratory environment through either your own education or through practical laboratory based work experience. Training will be in place to support and develop you in the role. A degree or formal technical qualification is not essential.

In addition to salary, you will receive a generous annual leave entitlement, a great pension, childcare assistance and excellent development opportunities.

If you are enthusiastic, keen to join the University and are motivated to do things differently and open a world of new possibilities, we would be delighted to hear from you. For an informal discussion about the role, please contact: Amelia Stubbs and/or Mark Totten 

Interviews are anticipated to be held 15th September 2022.

Further details: Job Description

For more information and to apply online, please download the further details and click on the 'apply online' button above.

In return we offer a generous pension, relocation assistance where appropriate, flexible working options including job share and blended home/campus working locations (dependent on work duties), access to world-class leisure facilities on campus, a range of travel schemes and supportive family friendly benefits including an excellent on-site nursery.

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The University of Surrey is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all. We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community. Therefore we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.

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