3784 – Electron Microscopy and Analytical X-ray Technician

University of Greenwich

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School of Science
Location:  Medway Campus

£22,149 to £24,285
Contract Type: 
Fixed Term
– Maternity cover 03/04/2023 to 31/12/2024
Release Date:  Thursday 09 March 2023
Closing Date:  Thursday 30 March 2023
Interview Date: 

To be confirmed
Reference:  3784

Applications are invited for the post of Analytical Technician in the School of Science.  The post holder will support work within the Electron Microscopy and Analytical X-ray Unit.  Tasks will include operation and maintenance of specialist equipment (SEM/XRD/XRF and confocal microscopy), assisting in research projects and training staff, students and visitors in specialist techniques. 

 Applicants for this post will be educated to degree level in a science related subject and have some experience of working with either imaging or analytical x-ray equipment. Training will be provided where necessary. Good time management and the ability to learn new techniques quickly are important.

 The post is available immediately and is fixed term, there is likelihood of extension to 1 year.

 Informal enquiries can be made to Richard Anthony at [email protected]

Should you have any recruitment related queries please contact the HR Recruitment Team on [email protected]  

The university welcomes people from diverse and underrepresented communities who can help the university to achieve its mission. 

We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge /Mentally Healthy Universities , we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff, and removing barriers to improve inclusion. 

We encourage applicants to disclose experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form. 

We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our employees’ experience and we are committed to implementing progressive diversity talent management.

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. 

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