Vacancy: Teaching Laboratory Technician at the University of Leeds (Closed)

By 11th October 2022 November 15th, 2022 Closed Vacancies

Teaching Laboratory Technician

Location: Leeds – Main Campus
Faculty/Service: Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences
School/Institute: School of Chemistry
Category: Technical Support
Grade: Grade 4
Salary: £21,197 to £23,715 p.a.
Working Time: 35 hours per week
Post Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Ongoing
Closing Date: Sunday 30th October
Reference: EPSCH1072

Teaching Laboratory Technician


Are you an enthusiastic, well organised, technically adept and versatile individual with a strong student service orientation? Do you want to use your skills and experience to support our busy laboratory and help deliver an excellent teaching experience for our students? 

We are looking for a professional and proactive individual to provide support for our busy teaching Laboratory in the School of Chemistry. You will help look after the day to day planning, organisation and operation of our laboratory, including preparation of materials, maintaining equipment and enhancing the student experience through demonstrations and providing general support and advice.

You will have an A-Level in Chemistry (or equivalent qualifications/experience), a proven track record of working in a laboratory environment and excellent manual dexterity and problem-solving skills. You will also possess the ability to communicate effectively with all categories of staff and students across the School of Chemistry.

What we offer in return

  • 26 days holiday plus approx.16 Bank Holidays/days that the University is closed by custom (including Christmas) – That’s 42 days a year!
  • Generous pension scheme options plus life assurance.
  • Health and Wellbeing: Discounted staff membership options at The Edge, our state-of-the-art Campus gym, with a pool, sauna, climbing wall, cycle circuit, and sports halls.
  • Personal Development: Access to courses run by our Organisational Development & Professional Learning team, and self-development courses including languages, Creative Writing, Wellbeing Therapies and much more.
  • Access to on-site childcare, shopping discounts and travel schemes are also available.

And much more!

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Peter Thompson, Technical Services Manager

Tel: +44 (0) 113 343 2471 or email: