Chemical and Environmental Technician
Location: University of Nottingham
Faculty / Function: Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering
Salary: From £30,942 – £40,322
Closing Date: Friday 18th December 2020
Contract Type: 24 months
Contracted Hours per week: Full Time
The University of Nottingham is a leading modern university, in one of the UK’s largest thriving cities. The Faculty of Engineering at The University of Nottingham is renowned for its excellence in teaching and world-class research.
Applications are invited for this post in the Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, with responsibility for providing technical support for activities within the undergraduate teaching laboratories and research laboratories. Within this inspiring environment you will organise and supervise the highly utilised laboratories, with support from other technicians across the Faculty. Responsibilities will include maintenance of laboratories and equipment, liaising with academic staff on the design and content of Masters Level projects and new laboratory experiments for teaching and research activities, and delivery of chemical engineering pilot scale lab classes.
We offer exceptional opportunities to develop your professional skills and knowledge, and a supportive environment in which to explore, develop and deliver world-class learning and teaching. If you have the right skills, knowledge and experience, coupled with a desire to develop the next generation of engineers, you could be the perfect fit for our team.
Applicants will require a minimum HNC or equivalent, plus substantial work experience in a relevant role or a proven track record with extensive work experience in a relevant technical or scientific role. Candidates must have the ability to learn new techniques and transfer knowledge of theory and practice to others at a high level, capacity to understand and identify the technical/experimental needs of staff and students, ability to work autonomously and with initiative and also excellent computer skills. Training will be provided where required, a willingness to learn and develop skills and responsibilities will be encouraged and expected. Possession of a health and safety qualification and prior experience of working in a teaching environment would be an advantage, while strong general technical and analytical skills are essential.
Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Katy McKenzie, email Katy.McKenzie@nottingham.ac.uk Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.