Technician (fixed term)

Closing Date
Thursday, 19th October 2017
Job Type
Technical Services
School of Biosciences - Technical Services
£17399 to £20624 per annum, depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

Applications are invited for the above post based within the School of Biosciences at the Sutton Bonington Campus. 

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to develop a technical career to support both teaching & research activities primarily within the Nutritional Sciences subject area of the School.

The role holder will provide technical support to the Clinical Skills, Dietetics and the food/feedstuff analysis facility, learning specific skills such as fat extraction, energy determination, protein and fatty acid analysis, salt and nitrate determination. 

There will be opportunities to gain a good working knowledge of dietetics via participation in and demonstration of dietetics practical classes & to assist senior staff in carrying out human intervention research studies.

Other duties will include:

Carrying out basic equipment maintenance, restocking of consumables, preparation of stock reagents, assisting with setting up and clearing away classes as required & general laboratory housekeeping.

Candidates should demonstrate their interest in Nutrition & Dietetics & their enthusiasm to train further as a specialist technician in this area.

Full details can be found in the job description.

Candidate should have a minimum of two A-Levels in relevant subjects or equivalent vocational qualifications (NVQ City & Guild) plus some relevant technical/scientific experience.


Considerable work experience in a relevant technical or scientific role.

This post is a full time, fixed term for a period of 4 years – available immediately. 

Informal enquiries may be addressed to: Susan Woodward tel: 0115 9516308 Or email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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