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

By 2nd February 2023 February 13th, 2023 Closed Vacancies

Laboratory Teaching Technician


Location:  Leeds – Main Campus

Faculty/Service: Faculty of Biological Science

Salary:  £24,285 to £27,929 p.a. – Grade 5

Contract: Full Time Ongoing

Closing Date:  10th February 2023

Reference:  FBSFO1181

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

We are looking for a professional and proactive Laboratory Teaching Technician to support our busy teaching laboratories in the Faculty of Biological Sciences. You will assist with the day-to-day planning, organisation and operation of our laboratories, including preparing materials, maintaining equipment and enhancing the student experience through giving demonstrations, providing general support and advice and helping with digital learning. The Faculty has a suite of nine teaching laboratories covering Biology, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Microbiology and Biomedical and Sports Sciences 

You will have a BTEC higher qualification or equivalent in Biology/Microbiology or a related area, or equivalent experience working in a scientific research or teaching environment, as well as the ability to demonstrate and teach laboratory techniques to students. You will also have a good 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 have good organisational and communication skills, 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:

Chris Jones, Teaching Laboratories Manager

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 5631 | Email: