Application closing date
Technical Services grade 5 from £27979 to £32982 per annum. Subject to annual pay award.
Full Time, Open ended
Join us and be part of a vibrant community at Loughborough University.
Please note we will consider applications from those who wish to work part-
time or on a job share basis.
Applicants interested in part-time or job share are asked to include their
preferred hours per week (up to a maximum of 37 for full-time) in their
Here's more about the role and what we're looking for:
We are looking for an experienced Technician to join our team.
As an important member of the team, you will:
Provide technical support to academic staff, students and researchers
across a range of disciplines including soil science, water chemistry,
river sciences, river ecology, geochronology, climate, geographical
mapping systems (GIS) and surveying.
Assist teaching activities that will include residential field courses,
laboratory and field based sessions.
Provide core laboratory support to day to day activities.
Have a hands-on, pro-active approach to tasks and a 'can-do' attitude.
You will also work as part of the broader technical support team supporting
the School of Social Sciences and Humanities' strategic aims.
Proven experience of working within a University or scientific laboratory
within a physical science subject.
Be highly motivated, working well with others as part of a small team.
Able to work independently as well as collaboratively.
Have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to deal with a variety
of people in a variety of situations.
Able to prioritise workload effectively, adhere to tight deadlines.
Meet the University's requirements for driving cars and becoming a
Have an HNC in Science or related subject, or equivalent qualification.
If this role sounds of interest, please see the Job Description and Person
Specification for more information.
When applying, applicants are strongly advised to explicitly state and
evidence how they meet each of the essential (and desirable) criteria in
their supporting statement.
Informal enquiries should be directed to Dr Sarah Wappat, via email to
[email protected] or by telephone to 07547105924
Closing Date: 18th February 2024
Interview Date: 14th/15th March 2024
Generous annual leave allowance
Competitive pension schemes
A range of childcare support initiatives and benefits including childcare
vouchers; on-site university nursery (with salary sacrifice scheme); and
holiday play schemes.
We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies.
BUPA Cash Plan (100 scheme)
Employee Assistance Programme
Season ticket loan scheme
On campus parking with charging points for electric vehicles
Fantastic range of sports facilities and preferential membership packages
Fantastic CPD, Linkedin learning and inclusive resources for development