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Biology Technician

Biology

Location:  Ormskirk
Salary:  £21,414 to £23,334 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  Wednesday 28 August 2019
Reference:  EHA1858-0719

Make a real difference to the student experience as part of a dynamic, research active team.

About You

You will have experience of working as a biologist in a practical setting either in a field or laboratory environment coupled with relevant qualifications, preferably a degree and a commitment to developing new skills and knowledge in a rapidly expanding department.

You must be an excellent communicator, flexible in your approach and able to work independently as well as part of a team.  A positive attitude, enthusiasm and strong prioritisation skills are also essential.

About the Role

You will provide technical support for teaching and research activities in the Department of Biology, maintaining and operating scientific equipment and collecting and managing data. Microbiology will comprise a significant part of the post. This is an excellent opportunity to enjoy a challenging and rewarding career that offers plenty of variety in a rapidly expanding department.

Rewards/Benefits

We want you to feel happy when you come to work and proud when you go home.

From the moment you join us you have the opportunity to enhance your skills. We offer a range of specialist development sessions or courses and an award-winning staff health & wellbeing programme (HR Excellence Awards 2017). This means as well as opportunities to attend interactive sessions like ‘Presenting with Impact’ or ‘Preparing for Your Future’ you are able to have a lunchtime stroll across our beautiful campus, benefit from discounted membership to our state of the art sport and leisure facilities and so much more. 

This is just a taste of what we are able to offer you at Edge Hill University.

About Us

Edge Hill University is “A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education. 

The University has been ranked Best University Workplace (Times Higher Education 2015), judged Best UK Employer (European Business Awards 2016) and highly commended in Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2017 for Workplace of the Year.

The Times Higher ‘University of the Year’ award celebrated our distinct role in “transforming lives” – reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence.

Based on an award-winning campus in West Lancashire,  Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering environment for ambitious and high performing professionals.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy you may wish to contact Professor Paul Ashton, Head of Biology at Ashtonp@edgehill.ac.uk 

At Edge Hill University we value the benefits a rich and diverse workforce brings to our community and therefore welcome applications from all sections of society.

Further details:    Job Description & Person Specification    
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