Vacancy: Laboratory Technician – Biosciences Teaching Laboratories at the University of Sussex (Closed)

By 19th October 2022 November 15th, 2022 Closed Vacancies

Laboratory Technician – Biosciences Teaching Laboratories

Job Reference: 9983

Department: School of Life Sciences

Salary: starting at £23,144 to £26,396 per annum, pro rata.
Contract status: Permanent
Hours of work:Term time only (0.85 FTE) – 36.5 hours per week during term time. Exact working weeks TBC on appointment.
Staff are asked to arrange their hours with their teams to provide cover between 08:00 and 18:00 each working day (Monday to Friday). Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Based at: University of Sussex
Apply by: 08/11/2022
  • Job description

    The School of Life Sciences at the University of Sussex is at the forefront of research in the UK. In the recent Research Excellence Framework assessment (REF 2021), 100% of our Impact cases in Biological Sciences and Chemistry were rated as world-leading or internationally excellent. The School has received substantial recent University investment and is embarking on an exciting and extensive, muti-million pound refurbishment and improvement project.

    We are looking for a highly motivated, hard working person to join a small team of technicians supporting multiple biosciences teaching laboratories and field activities.

    The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds
    Please note: The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK.
    The School of Life Sciences is committed to increasing the diversity of its staff and providing an inclusive working environment. The School currently holds an Athena SWAN Silver Award, has developed a Race Equity Action Plan and hosts an active Equality, Diversity and Inclusion working group.

    Applications are particularly welcomed from Black and minority ethnic candidates, and women, trans and non-binary candidates, who are under-represented in the School of Life Sciences.

    Applications to posts from candidates who wish to work part-time or as job-sharers are welcome.
    The University offers various schemes to provide real benefits to parents, these can be found at Family Friendly Policies
    Please contact Teaching Lab Supervisor, William Horne
    for informal enquiries.

    The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

    You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

    Download the full job description and person specification (reference number 9983) (PDF XKB)

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    How to apply

    Download our professional services application form – Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOC 119.50KB] and fill in all sections.

    You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to

    You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as or .pages) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

    You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.