Laboratory Technician

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7151382 (Ref.No. ENVFS1072)
Posted: June 1, 2023

Job Description

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 Technician to support our busy teaching laboratories in the School of Food Science and Nutrition. 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 and providing general support and advice. 

You will have a BTEC higher qualification or equivalent in Food Science, Physics, Engineering 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 chemical hazards, safe handling and disposal, with the ability to work safely and maintain a high standard of hygiene. In addition, you’ll also have good organisational and communication skills, and the ability to work on your own initiative and as part of a team.

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

Miles Ratcliffe, Laboratory Manager

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 2977

Email: [email protected] 

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Environment
School/Institute:  School of Food Science & Nutrition
Category:  Technical Support
Grade:  Grade 4
Salary:  £22,197 to £24,715 per annum
Working Time:  100%
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Wednesday 31 May 2023
Closing Date:  Wednesday 21 June 2023
Reference:  ENVFS1072

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.