Teaching Laboratory Technician

University of Cambridge
February 25, 2024
Offerd Salary:£29,605-£33,966
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Teaching Laboratory Technician

We are seeking an enthusiastic Teaching Laboratory Technician to join our dynamic team in the Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy. As part of the teaching laboratory team, you will play a pivotal role in setting up and maintaining equipment for teaching, preparing materials and samples, demonstrating and training new staff and students in the use of experimental equipment and in laboratory safety procedures

Key Responsibilities:

Laboratory Management:

  • Manage laboratory resources, including equipment and supplies
  • Maintain a safe and compliant laboratory environment by implementing laboratory safety protocols and carry out risk assessments
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant safety regulations and certifications.
  • Maintain accurate records and documentation.
  • Experimentation and Data Analysis:

  • Provide technical advice and demonstrate to students experiments and techniques in metallography, hardness and impact testing, microscopy and basic workshop skills.

  • Collect and analyse data and provide troubleshooting advice

  • Ensure the accuracy and reliability of experimental results.
  • Equipment Maintenance:

  • Oversee the maintenance, calibration, and repair of laboratory equipment.
  • The successful candidate will be used to working in a busy environment whilst maintaining high levels of technical support. Previous experience of working in a laboratory setting in Physical Sciences, Engineering or Materials Science will be an advantage. However, we are keen to receive applications from candidates who are interested in broadening their skills with a willingness to learn new skills. The role involves day-to-day contact with academics and students and requires the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of people. The successful candidate will be highly organised and possess methodical working methods.

    Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

    We reserve the right to fill the position with a qualified candidate prior to the conclusion of the advertising period- Should you have any queries please reach out to Analia Alvarez on [email protected]

    Please quote reference 77101550on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

    The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

    The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

    Further information
  • Further Particulars Teaching Lab Technician
  • Department/Location

    Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, West Cambridge






    Assistant staff


    15 December 2023

    Closing date

    25 February 2024

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