Vacancy: Laboratory Technician x 3 at the University of Leeds (Closed)

By 5th January 2023 January 27th, 2023 Closed Vacancies

Laboratory Technician (x 3 posts)


Location: Leeds – Main Campus

Faculty/Service: Faculty of Biological Sciences

School/Institute: Biological Sciences Faculty Offices

Category: Technical Support

Grade: Grade 4

Salary: £21,197 to £23,715 p.a.

Working Time: 100% – We are open to discussing flexible working arrangements.

Post Type: Full Time

Contract Type: Ongoing

Release Date: Thursday 05 January 2023

Closing Date: Thursday 26 January 2023

Reference: FBSFO1180

Are you looking for a career in Science Support? Would you like to work in a team that ensures our researchers and technicians have access to the best equipment, facilities and resources?

We are looking for three laboratory technicians to support our research laboratories, associated infrastructure and the buildings in the Faculty of Biological Sciences. You will mainly be based in one of the following Schools: Biology, Biomedical Sciences and Molecular & Cellular Biology but will work as part of a flexible team to carry out tasks associated with all the support functions provided to our research laboratories across the Faculty.

You should have an A level, BTEC qualification or equivalent in a relevant subject, or equivalent experience working in a scientific research environment. You will also have an understanding of biological and chemical hazards, safe handling and disposal, with the ability to work safely and maintain a high standard of hygiene. In addition, you will also have good organisational and communication skills, a flexible approach to undertake a variety of tasks and the ability to work on your own initiative and as part of a team. 

The University of Leeds and the Faculty of Biological Sciences are committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offer a range of family friendly policies. The University is a charter member of Athena SWAN (the national body that promotes gender equality in higher education), and the Faculty of Biological Sciences was awarded a Silver award in 2020. We are proud to be an inclusive Faculty that values all staff, and are happy to consider job share applications and requests for flexible working arrangements from our employees. Our Athena SWAN webpage provides more information.

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

Dr Slobodan Babic, Faculty Technical Resources Manager

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 3108 | Email: