Technical Instructor (Geography)

University of Brighton
March 10, 2024
Offerd Salary:£29,605 to £32,982
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Technical Instructor (Geography) School of Applied Sciences Location: Brighton - Moulsecoomb

Salary: £29,605 to £32,982 per annum Closing Date: Sunday 10 March 2024 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: AP6004-24-034-R

The School of Applied Sciences are looking to appoint a Technical Instructor to our Geoscience department, with the successful candidate supporting research and teaching activities within the core subject areas of Geography, Ecology, and Environmental Science. In this varied role, you will use your subject knowledge to assist with the delivery of practical module content and help students with laboratory and field techniques to aid them with project work.

In the labs, this role will support staff and students, providing induction and training to users, give guidance on appropriate sample preparation methods and operate a broad range of analytical instruments including ICP, XRF, Laser Particle Size Analysis and Water Quality Testing. The successful candidate will ensure that the facilities and equipment are maintained to a high standard and that lab users are working within agreed local and Health and Safety protocols.

The role will include active involvement with local and regional fieldwork with project students and research staff, as well as attending UK and foreign residential field courses.

The School of Applied Sciences is based within our modern teaching facilities on the newly developed Moulsecoomb campus. The school specialises in research and education in the fields of Biology, Biomedical Science, Ecology and Conservation, Geography, Earth and Environment and Pharmacy. This diversity provides a rich environment in which to work and develop your career as a technician in the Higher Education Sector. Training will be provided to ensure that you are familiar with the universities facilities and working procedures and there will be opportunities for your continued professional development.

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The University is committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive environment for all staff regardless of age, disability, family or caring responsibilities, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief (including non-belief), sex and sexual orientation. We embrace equality and diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment and are committed to maintaining a supportive and inclusive community. We particularly encourage applicants from Minority Ethnic backgrounds because the University is under-represented by Minority Ethnic staff.

For the vast majority of our roles, we operate an agile working system with time split between working on campus and at the employee's home. It is the University's expectation that home working will take place within the UK.

Further information about working for us, as well as the wide range of benefits we offer, can be found in the working with us section of our vacancies page.

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