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Bioscience Technician

Postby rsj38 » Mon Feb 11, 2019 12:40 pm


Bioscience Technician (Part Year 0.75fte)

Grade 3 Starting salary: £17,079 pro-rata

Keele University is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education, innovative research, beautiful campus, strong community spirit and excellent student experience. With a turnover in excess of £150 million, over 10,000 students and a total staff of approximately 2000, the University provides high quality teaching across a wide range of academic and vocational subjects and promotes world-class research. Further information can be found at

This post represents an exciting opportunity for an ambitious individual to join a team of staff in Keele University’s Faculty of Natural Sciences. This is also an opportunity to join the growing and highly successful School of Life Sciences, which has a strong commitment to, and nationally leading reputation in, delivering high quality research and educational programmes.

Applications are welcomed from individuals with some prior experience of studying or working in a laboratory environment (within biosciences would be an advantage) and who has experience in operation of scientific instrumentation, laboratory and analytical equipment.

Experience of demonstrating techniques in a laboratory environment is desirable. You will be qualified to a minimum of 5 GCSE (or equivalent qualification) A-C, including English, Maths and a Science related subject or NVQ level 2 or equivalent relevant experience.

With guidance, you will be expected to provide a high level of technical support in the delivery of practical classes in the School’s undergraduate courses with an emphasis on Biochemistry and Biomedical Science Biology. In addition, you will be required to provide technical support in the School’s research activity.

Keele University values equality and diversity across our workforce and to ensuring our staff community is reflective of the diversity of our student population. In support of these commitments the University welcomes applications from individuals of Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds for all roles.

Keele University is also committed to the principles of the Athena SWAN charter, and values equality and diversity across our workforce. We strive to ensure that our workforce is representative of broader society.

Informal enquiries may be made to Jayne Bromley (Technical Manager); Tel: 01782 733031

Please note this appointment is subject to medical clearance by the University’s Occupational Health provider.

This post is open to internal candidates only. In order to be eligible to apply for this post you must be covered by any of the following:
a) Keele contract of employment
b) Engaged as current Keele casual worker
c) Work within a Keele University School/Department as an agency worker
Please contact if clarification is required.

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Keele University employees wishing to apply should login to Employee Self Service and click on the 'View current vacancies' link.

Closing date for applications: 25th February 2019
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