Senior Technician/Skills Instructor
Health and Life Sciences are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Senior Skills Instructor/ Senior Technician to help ensure effective running of our interdisciplinary analytical chemistry laboratories to support both undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes.
This is a particularly exciting time to join the University as we have recently moved into new teaching and research laboratory facilities, which opened in 2017.
You will be supporting and assisting in the delivery of laboratory skills in conjunction with academic and other technical staff. You will be responsible for the general upkeep of the analytical instruments, including sourcing and maintaining the equipment and requisitioning consumables.
You should hold a BSc (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline. Ideally you should have considerable experience of providing laboratory support in a teaching environment and have substantial experience of calibrating, maintaining, troubleshooting and updating specialist analytical instrumentation. You will be proactive and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.