Vacancy: Teaching Lab Technician at The University of Sheffield (Closed)

By 3rd April 2023 April 21st, 2023 Closed Vacancies

Teaching Lab Technician


Location:  Sheffield

Faculty/Service: Science

Salary:   Grade 6 £29,762 to £34,314 per annum, with potential to progress to £37,386

Contract: Full Time – Open Ended

Closing Date:  18th April 2023

Reference:  UOS036846


Are you interested in working at the top ranked Physics department in REF2021 at a world top 100 University? 

We are seeking to appoint a Teaching Lab Technician in the Department of Physics and Astronomy. You will be responsible for various aspects of specialist support within the department’s undergraduate and postgraduate taught (PGT) teaching laboratories. 

Duties will include ensuring the lab support service meets the needs of the department in terms of equipment, IT support, physical infrastructure, and some aspects of health and safety. You will be required to provide, instruct in the use of and maintain equipment to facilitate the delivery of high-level teaching and project work on a wide range of modules. You will work collaboratively with other members of the lab teaching delivery team to effectively support the department’s teaching aims. 

You should have a HND/ BTEC Level 5 qualification in Physics or a related subject (or equivalent experience), alongside significant experience of providing specialist support to the operations and infrastructure of busy teaching laboratories. Competence and experience of working with a range of scientific measurement equipment is also essential, as well as knowledge of various health and safety regulations and legislation. 

We are committed to exploring flexible working opportunities which benefit the individual and University. 

We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development. 

We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles from across the world, whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience. 

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