Analytical Technician

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7236147 (Ref.No. EPSPE1105)
Posted: April 12, 2024

Job Description

Do you have proven experience of working in a Chemical Laboratory, using a range of analytical instrumentation? Are you looking for a new and varied challenge as part of one of the leading Engineering Schools in the country? Do you want to have day to day responsibility for busy Materials Characterisation Laboratories?

We are looking for a professional, enthusiastic and motivated individual with ability to work independently and as part of a team of analytical technicians. Communicative, organised, flexible and committed, you will have a can-do attitude in helping both academic and research staff, as well as students in ensuring the smooth running of the laboratory and research activities.

You will work in the Analytical Chemistry laboratories, using Fourier-transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR), Elemental Analysis, Atomic Absorption Spectrometry, ACP MS and XRD sample preparation, Thermal Analysis, automated and manual wet chemistry techniques.

You will be responsible for the day-to-day organisation of several laboratories, and for liaising with a range of people, including teaching and research staff, students and other technicians.

What we offer in return

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

Sarah Myers, Technical Services Manager 

Tel: +44 (0) 113 343 8191 or email: [email protected]

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences
School/Institute:  School of Chemical & Process Engineering
Category:  Technical Support
Grade:  Grade 6
Salary:  £30,487 to £36,024 p.a. pro rata
Working Time:  28 hours per week
Post Type:  Part Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Thursday 11 April 2024
Closing Date:  Sunday 12 May 2024
Reference:  EPSPE1105

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.