Laboratory Technician

Recruiter
University of Nottingham
Location
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire (GB)
Posted
20 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
19 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Part Time

Laboratory Technician

Life Sciences
Location:  UK Other
Salary:  £15,356 to £16,289 per annum pro-rata depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Closing Date:  Monday 03 April 2017
Reference:  MED076317

Applications are invited to the above role to provide essential basic laboratory support to research and teaching laboratories in the School of Life Sciences to support the safe and effective operation of research and teaching activities. This role involves driving the School van to collect various samples from external suppliers, including animal tissues from local abattoirs, and sorting such tissue into receptacles at the abattoir site. The role involves physical activity, standing for much of the time, including lifting, carrying and moving materials and equipment and working across a number of locations within walking distance. The role holder will also provide a range of technical support activities for research laboratories in the School carrying out the preparation of a wide range of materials.

The candidate must have a full clean driving licence. Candidates must also have a good general education evidenced by up to 5 GCSE (grade C and above) or equivalent, including maths and English, or previous experience in a relevant role.

This part-time role (24 hours per week) is fixed-term for a period of 12 months.

The School of Life Sciences was recently awarded an Athena Silver SWAN Award, in recognition of our commitment to supporting and advancing women’s careers in the life sciences (STEMM). You can read more about this initiative at http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/life-sciences/documents/athena-swan-silver-award.pdf. Informal enquiries may be addressed to Jodie Chatfield jodie.chatfield@nottingham.ac.uk. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.