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Current vacancies in the Department

Laboratory and Field Equipment Services Technician

Salary: £21,605-£25,023.

Applications are invited for the position of Laboratory and Field Equipment Services Technician in the Department of Geography. The role is available with immediate effect. The primary purpose of the role is to support the efficient functioning of the Physical Geography Laboratories and Field Equipment Service in the Department of Geography.

The successful applicant requires at least an HNC/HND or equivalent in one or more of the relevant subjects (Geography, Chemistry, Earth Sciences/Archaeology, Biology, Physics), previous experience of working as part of a laboratory team, computer literacy and a clean driving license. Applicants should review the further particulars for information on all essential criteria.

The appointment will be for a fixed term of 24 months from the date of appointment. The post is full-time with a working week of 36.5 hours.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button on the University's jobs site page. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.


Please quote reference LC09427 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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