Institution: University of Nottingham
United Kingdom
Description :

Applications are invited to the above role to support the organisation and preparation of undergraduate laboratory practical classes, assistance with final year research projects and provide a range of technical skills in the disciplines of Exercise Physiology, Metabolism and Nutrition for the new BSc in Sport & Exercise Science. The person appointed will provide technical and administrative support, which will enable academic staff and students to participate in laboratory classes and undertake research projects in a safe and effective manner following GCP (Good Clinical Practise) and health and safety guidelines. Appropriate continued development and training will be available, some of which will be mandatory and must be successfully completed.

We are seeking candidates with previous experience working in a human metabolism, physiology or nutrition facility or proven experience in relevant techniques and equipment. 

Candidates must have demonstrable customer relation skills, the ability to work accurately in order to maintain high standards and the ability to work effectively under pressure. 

Candidates that have a proven ability to learn new techniques and procedures quickly and experience of conducting Human Studies within a research environment would be desirable.

Please note that candidates must have the ability to lift and move objects as this role will involve storing and moving consumables and equipment.

Candidates must hold a minimum of two A Levels in relevant subjects or equivalent vocational qualifications (NVQ, City and Guilds), plus some experience in a relevant technical/scientific role OR considerable work experience in a relevant technical/scientific role.

This full-time (36.25 Hour), fixed-term post is available immediately, candidates must be able to start the role in October 2021 and is for a period of 6 months. Job share arrangements may be considered.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Sara Brown:

Please note that applications sent directly to this Email address will not be accepted.

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Closing Date: 22 Oct 2021
Category: Technical (TS)

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