Science Technician

Cranfield University
July 07, 2024
Offerd Salary:£23,314
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Science Technician


Cranfield University


School of Water, Energy and Environment

Based at

Cranfield Campus, Cranfield, Bedfordshire

Hours of work

37 hours per week, normally worked Monday to Friday. Flexible working will be considered.

Contract type

Fixed term contract

Fixed Term Period

For 12 months


Full time starting salary is normally in the range of £23,314 per annum

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  • 4859 - JD & Person Spec.pdf (PDF, 753.03kb)
  • Role Description

    We welcome applications from enthusiastic and motivated people, keen to develop their technical career in science!

    About the Role

    This role will provide basic but specialist technical support for our anaerobic digestion research. Working closely with researchers, it involves the set up and running of laboratory-scale anaerobic digestions rigs and tests alongside the laboratory analysis of anaerobic digestion samples, feedstock and products.

    About You

    You will ideally have some experience working in laboratories and will be keen to learn a wider range of analytical techniques and laboratory processes. You will have a broad interest in the environment and the interacting processes affecting water, land and atmosphere.

    About Us

    As a specialist postgraduate university, Cranfield's world-class expertise, large-scale facilities and unrivalled industry partnerships are creating leaders in technology and management globally. Learn more about Cranfield and our unique impact here.

    Our Values and Commitments

    Our shared, stated values help to define who we are and underpin everything we do: Ambition; Impact; Respect; and Community. Find out more here.

    We aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together and realise their full potential. We are a Disability Confident Employer and proud members of the Stonewall Diversity Champions Programme. We are committed to actively exploring flexible working options for each role and have been ranked in the Top 30 family friendly employers in the UK by the charity Working Families. Find out more about our key commitments to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and Flexible Working here.

    As part of our commitment to support and develop Technical staff across the University, we are a founding signatory of the Science Council's Technician Commitment. Find out more here.

    Working Arrangements

    Collaborating and connecting are integral to so much of what we do. Our Working Arrangements Framework provides many staff with the opportunity to flexibly combine on-site and remote working, however please be aware that this is a predominantly site based role, with more limited options for remote working.

    How to apply

    For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Jane Hubble, Head of Technical Services (SWEE) on (T): 01234 754281 or (E): [email protected]

    Please do not hesitate to contact us for further details on (E): [email protected]. Please quote reference number 4859.

    Closing date for receipt of applications: 7 July 2024

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