Technical Talent - skills to make ideas REAL

Do you want to help bring ideas to life that will change the world? Our technical staff at the University of Nottingham all work to support staff and students in searching for innovative, world changing ideas that will deliver impactful change for the future, whether it’s a life-saving surgical implant, or a new component for a jet engine of the future, everything starts with an idea.

We’re looking for experienced technicians, and people at the start of their technical career to help these ideas become a reality… make these dreams work!

Our technical people come from all sorts of backgrounds, with diverse and wide-ranging skills; all of them share a passion for tackling new challenges and daring to think outside the box. From healthcare and biosciences to precision manufacturing and engineering, whether you are an experienced technician, early in your career, or looking for a change, there's an exciting opportunity waiting just for you! 


Our vision is to ensure that our technical staff are world-class and that the University of Nottingham is the employer of choice for technical talent. The University is signed up to the Technician Commitment, which means we are committed to ensuring the visibility, recognition, career development and sustainability of our technical workforce. 

As a university employee, you will also receive a great range of benefits and rewards, including top-class fitness and health facilities, staff discounts and travel schemes, along with a generous holiday allowance and a highly attractive pension scheme.

View our current opportunities in Technical Services

We are regularly updating our list of vacancies. Access the links below to view current opportunities:

Trainee Technicians

Experienced Technicians 

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Develop your technical career with us

The benefits and support we can offer you in your technical career journey

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Join our experienced technical team

Find out about what being a technician at the University is all about

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Our vision

An employer of choice for world-class technical talent

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Technician commitment

Ensuring visibility, recognition, career development and sustainability for technical staff

Lab technician

Professional Development

Supporting the continued development of an expert, accredited and agile technical team

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Employee benefits

Find out more about the generous benefits we offer you as a university employee