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Job ID
Posting Date
Keele University
UK-MID-Newcastle under Lyme
Job type
Full time
Education Level
HND / HNC or equivalent
26,495.00 per year
Job reference code

Keele University

Senior Technician

Job description





Senior Technician


Grade 6 Starting salary: £26,495


Keele University is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education, innovative research, beautiful campus, strong community spirit and excellent student experience.  With a turnover in excess of £134 million, over 10,000 students and a total staff of approximately 2000, the University provides high quality teaching across a wide range of academic and vocational subjects and promotes world-class research. 


This post represents an exciting opportunity for an ambitious individual to join a team of staff in Keele University’s Faculty of Natural Sciences.


This is an opportunity to join the growing and highly successful School of Life Sciences, which has a strong commitment to, and nationally leading reputation in, delivering high quality research and educational programmes.


Applications are welcomed from technicians or those working in a related area within any aspect of the biological sciences discipline and who have experience of using a range of scientific instrumentation, laboratory and analytical equipment and providing related IT support. Experience of demonstrating techniques in a laboratory environment is desirable. You will be qualified to HNC  level/NVQ 4 (or equivalent) in a science subject or have equivalent professional experience.


You will be expected to provide technical support in the delivery of practical classes in the School’s undergraduate courses (Neuroscience, Biology, Human Biology, Biochemistry and Biomedical Science). In addition you will be required to provide technical support in the School’s research activity.


Informal enquiries may be made to Jayne Bromley (Technical Manager); Tel: 01782 733031


Keele University values diversity, and is committed to ensuring equality of opportunity, and to proper and fair representation across its senior decision making groups. In support of these commitments, the University particularly welcomes expressions of interest and applications from women and from individuals of Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds, for this post.


Keele University is committed to the principles of the Athena SWAN charter, and values equality and diversity across our workforce.  We strive to ensure that our workforce is representative of broader society, and therefore, we would actively welcome applications from women for this role. 


Keele University values equality and diversity across our workforce and to ensuring our staff community is reflective of the diversity of our student population. In support of these commitments the University welcomes applications from individuals of Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds for all roles.


Please note this appointment is subject to medical clearance and on-going medical surveillance by the University’s Occupational Health provider.


Keele University employees wishing to apply should login to Employee Self Service and click on the 'View current vacancies' link.


Closing date for applications: 15th June 2018

Interviews will be held on: w/c 15th July 2018

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