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The Schools of Life Sciences, Chemistry and Pharmacy have enjoyed recent substantial investment, resulting in the opening of the Joseph Bank Laboratories and Minster House which house new research and training facilities for the Schools, in addition to extensively enhanced teaching laboratories in the purpose built Science Building. The University seeks to further strengthen its position in these areas, augmenting its track record in research and innovation through the appointment of technical scientists that support the delivery of teaching and training in these facilities and contribute to their continued development.

Technical posts are key to maintaining the dynamic and modern science environment for the academic Schools. We are currently seeking an individual with specialist skills in microbiology to augment the multi-functional team that maintains facilities and provides high quality support for our taught courses and research. You will be dynamic and adaptable with a 'can do' approach. You will demonstrate a dedication to working within multidisciplinary teams and an enthusiasm for success. You will primarily provide support to microbiology teaching classes and research but may also be asked to work flexibly across the three schools as appropriate.  Where applicable training in specific techniques and processes will form part of your personal development plan. 

As an applicant for this post, you will:

have a scientific background have skills in a variety of microbiological techniques have experience of working in a laboratory environment contribute to the University’s activities in microbiology in teaching and research environments have an enthusiastic and flexible approach to work have the potential to further develop your skills across the broad spectrum of attributes required for a technical role 

The University of Lincoln is a visionary, ambitious institution and you will be working in the heart of a thriving, historic, safe and friendly city. The Schools provide a stimulating environment for academic research, and are based in high quality, newly developed facilities.

If you would like to know more about this opportunity, please contact  Dr. Ciara Casey, Technical Manager on 01522 83 5388 or

As an institutional Athena SWAN Bronze Award holder we are committed to advancing gender equality in STEM, therefore female applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.

This position does not fulfil the UK Visas and Immigration sponsorship criteria for Tier 2, therefore we can only accept applications from candidates who already have the right to work in UK.

Closing Date: 16 May 2017
Category: Technical

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