Research Technician in Pig Science

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7080022 (Ref.No. FBSBY1135)
Posted: June 18, 2021

Job Description

Are you looking for a career in pig science? Would you like to work in a team based at the farm facilities of one of the UK’s leading research intensive Universities? 

The Faculty of Biological Sciences requires a research technician, to work on their pig research projects, based at University of Leeds Farms. You will work as part of a research team and will be involved in pig husbandry, data collection and monitoring of research trials and administrative duties relevant to the post.   

To apply for this role you be educated to GCSE level or have equivalent qualifications. You will also be experienced in the handling and husbandry of pigs or other large livestock. As well as having experience of working in a farm environment, with the aptitude to complete technically challenging tasks, with care and precision. 

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:  

Jennie Hibbard, Area Coordinator

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 3035


Location:  University of Leeds Role - Working off campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Biological Sciences
School/Institute:  School of Biology
Category:  Technical Support
Grade:  Grade 3
Salary:  £17,682 to £19,133 p.a.
Working Time:  100%
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (for 2 years)
Release Date:  Friday 18 June 2021
Closing Date:  Friday 16 July 2021
Reference:  FBSBY1135

The University community is made up of a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds and circumstances, which we value and regard as a great asset. As part of our continued commitment to equality and inclusion, we strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and have a real opportunity to participate in and contribute to our activities.


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