Teaching Support Laboratory Technician

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Medway, United Kingdom
£28,762 to £34,308
10 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
30 Mar 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty of Engineering & Science

Location: Medway Campus
Salary: £28,762 to £34,308
Contract Type: Permanent
Release Date: Thursday 09 March 2023
Closing Date: Thursday 30 March 2023
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: 3781

We have an exciting opportunity in the Faculty of Engineering and Science to appoint a teaching technician to support student learning and research projects in the areas of chemistry, bioscience and pharmaceutical sciences. You will assist with practical teaching and technical support to foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate students studying one of the disciplines, including demonstration of the use of equipment and methods regularly used. The roles will include supporting all aspects of preparation and clearing of laboratory classes including setting up equipment, preparation of reagents, maintaining stock levels and providing advice and the relevant technical knowledge for students and academic staff during laboratory sessions. We encourage applications from technicians with a specialism in any one of the three broad areas of Science.

The posts demand a proactive approach, requiring initiative, team working and excellent communication and interpersonal skills. The role holders will be highly organised with a positive and flexible approach to work in order to deal with a variety of requests and tasks. 

Informal enquiries can be made to Richard Anthony at

Should you have any recruitment related queries please contact the HR Recruitment Team on 

The university welcomes people from diverse and underrepresented communities who can help the university to achieve its mission. 

We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge/Mentally Healthy Universities, we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff, and removing barriers to improve inclusion. 

We encourage applicants to disclose experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form. 

We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our employees’ experience and we are committed to implementing progressive diversity talent management.

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