Founded in 1898, we at the University of East London (UEL) are proud to change lives through education. Our goal is to advance industry 5.0 careers-first education and provide a clear path to the jobs and opportunities of the future. We’re committed to driving diversity in the 5.0 talent pipeline, working in partnership to promote talent wherever it is found and creating a balanced, inclusive, and green future.
But we can’t achieve this goal alone. We need forward-thinking, innovative, and curious individuals like you to join our community and help us craft our future. As part of our team, you’ll have the opportunity to work with a diverse range of people who share your passion for creating positive change. We’re an inclusive and welcoming community that is constantly moving forward.
About the Job
You will provide the highest quality, multi-specialist technical expertise and support to students, staff, and external partners for the teaching, research, and consultation work of the school in the areas of Biological and Biomedical Sciences. You will serve as the primary source of expertise when demonstrating the use of specialist equipment and techniques to students and staff.
Key duties include:
- Providing the highest quality, multi-specialist technical expertise and support for teaching activity, practical classes, student projects and MSc courses during and outside of standard term times
- Providing high quality technical support to teaching, outreach activity, research, consultancy, and income generation activity at designated times throughout the year
- Providing specialist training for up-skilling of other members of the technical team
The ideal candidate will be educated to Master’s degree level, in a life science, with primary expertise and working knowledge of laboratory techniques and use of equipment in microbiology with considerable experience of working in UK laboratory/research environment and up-to-date practical experience in the provision of technical support in a laboratory setting. You will have excellent organisation and interpersonal skills, as well as a commitment to supportive and encouraging team working.
Here at UEL we understand it’s about more than just a salary. It’s about the entire package on offer along with our outstanding work environment and inclusive culture. We know the market rates for this vacancy and will offer a genuinely competitive salary DOE.
We care deeply about your wellbeing and our benefits includes: 20% pension (4% from you, 16% from us), 25 days holiday, plus 3 days over Christmas and bank holidays, hybrid working for most positions, and we’re always open to consider flexible working arrangements. We have a shared success bonus of £4,250 pa, subsidised gym membership, 3 times base salary life assurance, a cashback healthcare scheme and wide variety of other generous benefits including discounts on: Apple and Samsung products, holidays, clothing, fitness, lifestyle, dining out and weekly shopping.
UEL is an inclusive equal opportunities employer and are proud of our Equality, Diversity, and Inclusivity achievements, including: zero gender pay gap, members of Stonewall and have won Athena Swan awards. We expect all employees of UEL to accept our EDI policy and will not tolerate discrimination in any form.
So, if you’d like to take your career to the next level with us here at the University of East London and are inspired by our environment and committed to success, we want you to apply today!