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Laboratory Assistant

Are you enthusiastic, well organised and versatile with a strong student service orientation? Do you want to use your skills and experience to support our busy laboratories, help to support research activities and deliver an excellent teaching experience for our students?

We are looking for a professional and proactive Laboratory Assistant to support our busy research and teaching laboratories in the School of Food Science and Nutrition. You will look after the basic hygiene and cleanliness of our laboratories, including upkeep of research laboratories including benching, equipment and apparatus and will also provide general support to the laboratories, including answering basic queries from students and performing regular basic inductions for laboratory users.

You will have experience of working in a laboratory environment, with the ability to work accurately and carefully and to follow clear instructions.  You will also have good communication, numeracy and IT skills, as well as the ability to work as part of a team.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Miles Ratcliffe, Technical Manager

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 2977, email:

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Mathematics & Physical Sciences
School/Institute:  School of Food Science & Nutrition
Category:  Technical Support
Grade:  Grade 2
Salary:  £16,460 to £16,766 p.a.
Working Time:  35 hours we will consider job share/flexible working arrangements
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (10 months - secondment cover)
Release Date:  Monday 01 July 2019
Closing Date:  Monday 15 July 2019
Reference:  MAPFS1089
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  

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