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Research and Teaching Technician

Department of Biological Science

Location:  Egham
Salary:  £24,981 to £29,250 per annum - including London Allowance
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Sunday 31 October 2021
Reference:  1021-387

Full-Time, Permanent

Applications are invited for the post of Research and Teaching Technician in the Biological Sciences Department.

The Department of Biological Sciences requires a technician to provide technical support for research in the Centre for Biomedical Sciences.   Working within a team of technical staff across teaching, research and central services.

You will have proven experience of working in a research laboratory environment, have technical knowledge and understanding of key procedures in a biomedical sciences setting, as aligned with the job description and person specification. You will be responsible for the care and maintenance of laboratories, equipment and associated facilities, and the ability to interact effectively with all members of the department, at academic, technical and student level. 

You will have the opportunity to support a variety of research groups and associated projects.  Receiving on the job training in laboratory specific techniques and protocols, as well as training in key elements of health and safety.

For a period of the year (1 term) the role also provides technical support to teaching practicals across the subject area, this is not a teaching role.

In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement 
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution 
  • Various schemes including Cycle to Work, Season Ticket Loans and help with the cost of Eyesight testing. 
  • Free parking 

The post is based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London.

Informal enquiries regarding this post can be directed to Elaine Turton (Technical Operations Manager Biological Sciences).

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit For queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at: 

Please quote the reference: 1021-387

Closing Date:   Midnight, 31st October 2021

Interview Date: 9th November 2021

Please note that it will not be possible for the College to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for successful candidates as this role does not fall into one of the standard occupational codes deemed eligible for sponsorship by UK Visas and Immigration. 


Further details:    Job Description     Person Specification    
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