Science Technician (Chemistry Research Support)

Liverpool John Moores University

Salary Range

£24,715 – £28,929 per annum

Are you passionate about Chemistry and looking to make a significant impact in an innovative and renowned institution?  LJMU’s Faculty of Science is seeking a highly skilled and motivated individual to join our team as a Science Technician, supporting our analytical chemistry facilities.

As a Technician, you will work in close partnership with senior colleagues, providing invaluable support to academic staff and other members of the technical team.  Your role will be pivotal in ensuring the smooth operation of teaching activities and research projects within the Faculty of Science.  You will have the opportunity to work with cutting-edge equipment, contributing to  the advancement of education and research in this dynamic field.

Collaboration and teamwork will be a key to your success in this role.  You will work closely with academic staff, assisting them by ensuring that all equipment is appropriately maintained and callibrated.  Your expertise in analytical chemistry will be invaluable in providing technical support and guidance, ensuring the highest standards of quality and accuracy in our teaching and research endeavours.

We are looking for a highly skilled individual with a strong background in chemistry and specifically analytical chemistry.  Your knowledge and hands-on experience in laboratory techniques, instrumentation and data analysis will be essential in supporting our academic endeavours.    

Your ability to work independently, as well as part of a collaborative team, will be crucial in this role.  You should be proactive, detail-oriented, and possess excellent organisational skills.  As a technician, you will play a key role in maintaining laboratory equipment, ensuring their efficient operation, and ensuring a safe working environment for all staff and students.

If you meet our criteria and want to join our technical team, and contribute to shaping the future of research and education then we would encourage you to apply.

The School/ department is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN Gender Equality charter for promoting the career of Women in STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) in higher education. We particularly welcome applications from women for this post and all appointments will be made on merit.

Please note all of our vacancies will be closed to applications at midnight on the advertised closing date, unless otherwise stated.

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