Technician (0330-24)

Aston University
July 18, 2024
Offerd Salary:£25,742 to £27,979
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Contract Type:Permanent
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Technician College Operations (HLS) Location: Aston University Main Campus

Salary: £25,742 to £27,979 per annum Grade: Grade 06 Contract Type: Permanent

Basis: Full Time Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Thursday 18 July 2024 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 0330-24 Release Date: Thursday 27 June 2024

The College of Health and Life Sciences is seeking to appoint a Technician. You will join a team of technicians who provide specialist technical support to the teaching and research facilities of Biosciences, Pharmacy, Neurosciences and Medicine. The successful candidate will be required to provide day-to-day support of the Cell Culture Facility and will undertake duties such as below:

  • Maintaining the Cell Culture Facility and liaising with key stakeholders such as Staff, Students and Researchers
  • Providing and Sharing Expert Technical Specialist Knowledge on Cell Culture to Staff, Students and Researchers
  • Providing Technical Support to Researchers for the Imaging Suite on equipment such as Confocal
  • Ensuring all Health and Safety Regulations are met
  • Performing Inventory and Stock Checks for the Cell Culture Facility, negotiating Value for Money with suppliers
  • The successful candidate will need to hold a degree in Biosciences and will need to have experience of working in Cell Culture Facilities.

    For further information, please contact Jiteen Ahmed (Head Of Technical Services) at [email protected].

    Aston University is committed to the Technician Commitment and to supporting the career development of technical staff working across all disciplines. You will be supported to undertake a range of training and development activities including placements at other universities.

    What we offer

  • Aston University is a dynamic and vibrant campus located within Birmingham city centre, which has excellent transport links via bus or train.
  • Excellent training and development opportunities.
  • A generous annual leave scheme with 30 days bookable leave and a further 13 days bank holiday and University Closure days.
  • Everyday discounts to a number of activities and retailers
  • Great family-friendly policies
  • On-site gym and pool with discounted staff membership available
  • Further information on our Benefits and Rewards can be found here
  • Further details: Job Details University Information

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    Anonymous shortlisting will be carried out for this role as part of Aston University's commitment to equality and diversity and ensuring a fair and consistent approach to recruitment. Personal details that are included on application forms, including the candidate's name and address will not be disclosed to the shortlisting panel. CVs will not be considered as part of the shortlisting process.

    Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. It promotes equality and diversity in all aspects of its work. We strive to have robust inclusivity strategies in place, including race and sexual orientation, to encourage colleagues to have the confidence and freedom to be themselves in the workplace. For more information, visit: https: //

    We recognise the value of flexible working. Please contact the recruiting manager to discuss what flexible working options are available for particular roles.

    If you require the job details document or an application form in an alternative format please contact the recruitment team at [email protected]

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