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Laboratory Technician

College Operations (HLS)

Location:  Aston University Main Campus
Salary:  £23,144 to £25,138 per annum (pro-rata)
35 Working weeks per year
Grade:  Grade 05
Contract Type:  Permanent
Basis:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Friday 06 October 2023
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  0706-23
Release Date:  Monday 18 September 2023

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our amazing technical team in the College of Health and Life Sciences. We are seeking for a proactive individual to join our laboratory operations team which support our teaching and research facilities.

You will join the Laboratory Operations technical team providing support to the Pharmacy, Neurosciences and Bioscience subject groups.  Your day to day duties will include supporting practical classes and working with final year project students across subject areas such as tissue culture/aseptic techniques, immunology, molecular biology, pharmaceutics and medicinal chemistry. 

Aston University is committed to the Technician Commitment and to supporting the career development of technical staff working across all disciplines. You will be supported to undertake a range of training and development activity including placements at other universities. As a minimum, you will undertake relevant technical and health & safety training. 

Aston University is located within Birmingham City Centre and has accessible transport links via bus or train. There is on-site parking available at a discounted rate and also a cycle to work scheme.

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Anonymous shortlisting will be carried out for this role as part of Aston University’s commitment to equality and diversity and ensuring a fair and consistent approach to recruitment. Personal details that are included on application forms, including the candidate’s name and address will not be disclosed to the shortlisting panel. CVs will not be considered as part of the shortlisting process.

Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  It promotes equality and diversity in all aspects of its work. We strive to have robust inclusivity strategies in place, including race and sexual orientation, to encourage colleagues to have the confidence and freedom to be themselves in the workplace. For more information, visit:

We recognise the value of flexible working.  Please contact the recruiting manager to discuss what flexible working options are available for particular roles.

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