Chief Teaching Laboratory Technician - Part II & Part IA
This post fulfils an important role in the Department's teaching technician's
team with responsibility managing for the smooth running of the Part II
physical teaching laboratory which provides practical physical chemistry
classes for 2nd year and 3rd year students. With the help of a senior
technician, the role holder will provide technical and administrative support
in the laboratories,
Duties will include: providing technical assistance to the Part II physical
undergraduate students regarding the safe and effective use of equipment and
chemicals, providing adequate supplies of and advise the appropriate use of
laboratory equipment and chemicals to students plus be responsible for
chemical stocks held in the laboratory, maintain laboratory equipment and if
necessary repair any equipment as required, be involved in providing outreach
activities, be involved in the examination processes, ensure the examinations
held in department are run according to the university ordinances, and being
involved in outreach activities outside of term-time.
The successful candidate will have a degree or HNC in Chemistry or equivalent
practical experience plus a good knowledge and experience of practical
chemistry and laboratory procedures. They will be able to demonstrate
excellent interpersonal, organisational, communication and IT skills; the
ability to work carefully and methodically plus deal with a wide range of
people at all levels; the ability to prioritise, work under pressure and use
own initiative. Previous experience of working with young people / students,
good IT skills plus management experience would be an advantage.
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Please quote reference MA33246 on your application and in any correspondence
about this vacancy.
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to live and work in the UK.
Yusuf Hamied Department of Chemistry
16 September 2022
9 October 2022