Vacancy: Technician Assistant at University of Lincoln

By 24th November 2020 Jobs

Technician Assistant

Reference: COS048B

Location: Lincoln
Faculty / Function: College of Science Technical – JBL Schools
Salary: From £20,130
Closing Date: Monday 04 January 2021
Contract Type: Permanent
Contracted Hours per week: 37 hours/week

The University of Lincoln is a forward-thinking, ambitious institution and you will be working in the heart of a thriving, beautiful, safe and friendly city. The University of Lincoln’s Joseph Banks Laboratories houses new research and training facilities for the Schools of Chemistry, Pharmacy, Life Sciences and Geography.



We currently have a vacancy for a Technician Assistant in Chemistry / Pharmacy to support teaching and research in these laboratories. The role is primarily based in the Janet Lane-Claypon Building on the Brayford campus where you will be part of a team of 5 technicians supporting practicals in the newly refurbished chemistry labs. The job is very varied and involves the preparation of labs for a range of subjects including synthetic and analytical chemistry, pharmacy and forensic chemistry; helping the academics to run practical classes by means of demonstrations; assisting students in labs and project work if required and clearing up afterwards. Technical support for research and commercial activities is also required in the nearby Joseph Banks Laboratories that house our well-equipped research laboratories.

A higher qualification (HNC or degree) in a scientific subject and/or experience of working in a pharmacy / chemistry laboratory environment would be an advantage. Full training in the use of the relevant instrumentation and how to be an effective teaching technician will be provide. You will need to be flexible in the hours and locations worked and you will be part of a larger team of 18 technicians, supporting colleagues in other areas where required.


If you would like to be part of shaping our world-class vision to make a real difference and would like to know more about this opportunity, please contact Dr Julian Bartrup, Technical Manager on 01522 886824 or

This position does not fulfil the UK Visas & Immigration sponsorship criteria for Tier 2.