Apprentice Technician- Physics
Clifton Campus

Job reference: 010875

Location: Clifton Campus

Closing date: 07/08/2022

Salary : Grade A (£19,679 p.a.)

Employment type: Fixed-term contract

Team: Physics & Maths

School / Directorate : School of Science & Technology

​​​​​​​​​​​​We are deeply proud of our academic community. Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is a diverse and dynamic learning environment, defined by a shared sense of respect for all its people. Our mission is to be bold, to do the right things and to change lives, and our academics are key to realising those goals. Their work continues to reinforce our credentials as an award-winning university, and a research centre of excellence.

Our continued success — underpinned by the number of prestigious national awards we’ve won — has hinged on two commitments: forging excellent partnerships around the world and harnessing the talents of all our people. We secured a ‘Gold’ rating in the government’s Teaching Excellence Framework; received the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for our pioneering research; and in 2018, we were the first UK university to sign the Social Mobility Pledge, further demonstrating our commitment to ensuring ‘success for all’. NTU is a university at the peak of its powers, but we know we can still go even further. That’s why we’re now looking for new, passionate, ambitious people to join our community.

About the role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a suitably qualified, motivated and enthusiastic individual to undertake an apprenticeship within the Physics department as part of the technical team.

The successful applicant will be part of a small team of technicians dedicated to supporting teaching and research within the department of Physics and Mathematics. This hands-on role will suit someone with an interest in Physics and science / technology. An interest in Physics would be highly advantageous

Duties will include assisting the current technician team whilst working towards attaining Apprenticeship Standard ST0248 Laboratory Technician with BTEC Applied Science over 2 years at college on a day release basis.

Please review the job description and person specification to find out more details regarding the qualification requirements for the role. ​​​​​​​

​​​​​​​How to apply

To register your interest in applying for this role and receive a link to application portal via the National Apprenticeships Service please email 

​​​​​​​You can also make an application by visiting the following link:

Interview Date: W/C 22nd August.

If you have any queries about this role, please contact or Mike

Opportunities for everyone

NTU prides itself on being an inclusive employer. We value and celebrate equality in opportunities, and we welcome applications from people who reflect the diversity of our communities.

This role is open to non-UK/Irish applicants subject to current UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) rules. Please ensure that you have the appropriate right to work in the UK for this role and consult the Home Office website for further information.

We’re proud of how far we’ve come. With a shared vision, we are a community of more than 4,000 colleagues, all committed to our goal of becoming ‘the university of the future’. Do you have the passion to help us to go even further?

Please note that this role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and successful applicants will be asked to declare any unspent criminal convictions.


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