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Biomedical Sciences Technician

Technical Services - Academic Technical Support Biomedical

Location:  Sunderland Campus
Salary:  £21,015 to £25,219 per annum pro rata
By annual incremental progression
Hours per Week:  37
Closing Date:  Sunday 20 June 2021
Reference:  0160-21
Further details:    Job Description    

An excellent opportunity has arisen within our Technical Team for a Biomedical Sciences Technician (term-time only). Working in our recently refurbished state of the art Science Complex, you will provide technical support to both under and post graduate students in our Biomedical sciences labs.

The post holder will work independently as well as being part of a technical team to provide technical support to enable the Faculty and Technical Services to meet its objectives in a range of technical activities within the Biomedical sciences, supporting all practical aspects of laboratory operations to students, staff and external agencies. You will ensure appropriate resources (materials, solutions and equipment) for student classes, student projects, research and external activity work are setup and available.

The successful person will have the skills and knowledge of relevant techniques and equipment supporting academic delivery in Sciences, with a particular focus on Biomedical Sciences including the areas of microbiology, biochemistry and pharmacology. They will also possess A levels or equivalent in a science related subject or have substantial experience alongside a customer service focus with knowledge of relevant Health and Safety legislation and the ability to carry out risk assessments.

We have excellent benefits including 31 days leave each year pro rata (26 days annual plus 5 paid Christmas closure days), plus Bank Holidays and an attractive average salary pension scheme.
Please note this role will be term time only. Expected working weeks will be 37 weeks and will be confirmed upon appointment.

If you have any further queries that are not answered in this advert or role profile, please contact Victoria Hann - Team Manager (Biomedical and Sport) at .

Please note that this vacancy is also being advertised to staff eligible for redeployment via the University redeployment portal.  Applicants who are eligible for redeployment will be interviewed before any other external candidates are considered.

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Please note that this role is not eligible for the Skilled Worker Route in accordance with the Home Office Points Based Immigration System. Should you require further information, please visit the Home Office website

The University of Sunderland is proud to be an equal opportunities employer, treating all applicants equally and ensuring recruitment is based on merit. However we particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are underrepresented within the University of Sunderland at this level/in this area.

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