Assistant Technician - Chemistry
Clifton Campus

Job reference: 011120

Location: Clifton Campus

Closing date: 15/08/2022

Salary : Grade C (£19,679 - £20,500 p.a.)

Employment type: Permanent

Team: Chemistry and Forensics

School / Directorate : School of Science & Technology

NTU is a great place to work. We take care of our colleagues with flexible and competitive packages, and the opportunities for genuine professional progress. We respect and value all our staff because we know that it takes a strong and diverse workforce to maintain the kind of success we’ve achieved.

Our award-winning research is celebrated around the world, and we’re proud of our strategic partnerships. It’s all down to the ability of our people to shape, create and innovate, in whatever capacity they work with us. Our continued success — underpinned by the number of prestigious national awards we’ve won — has hinged on two commitments: creating excellent global collaborations and harnessing the talents of all our people.

The School Science & Technology is currently seeking to recruit one Assistant Technicians, working in the Technical Team, providing technical support for our laboratories and specialist spaces.

These positions are open to flexible working patterns, as there is scope to work in variable hourly patterns across the week. Duties will include assisting technicians in the provision of services to teaching and research laboratories, such as general cleaning of laboratories, washing of glass and plasticware, replenishment of laboratory stocks and collecting deliveries from our Stores facility, assisting with laboratory set up, preparing basic solutions, maintenance & daily checks of basic equipment. Other duties may arise, depending on your level of interest, and suitable training will be provided.

You will also be expected to be flexible and support colleagues and students in other areas of the School of Science and Technology, as part of a School wide technical team.

Other essential competencies for the job are adaptability, organization, teamwork, and a commitment to a high-quality customer experience.

We are committed to delivering outstanding teaching and world-leading research, that changes lives and society. If you are ambitious to shape the future, and contribute to our mission, come and join our exciting team of enthusiastic staff and students.

Interview date: week commencing 29/08/22

​​​​​​​If you have any specific queries in relation to this position, please contact Mark Sladen (

Successful applicants will usually be appointed to the base of the advertised salary grade, except in justifiable circumstances.

​​​​​​​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.

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?

This role does not meet the minimum requirements set by UK Visas & Immigration to enable sponsorship of migrant workers. Therefore, we cannot progress applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK. 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.

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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