Teaching Technician Manager
Queen Mary University of London
United Kingdom

Teaching Technician Manager 

Department: School of Biological & Chemical Sciences
Salary: £38,084 - £44,807 per annum (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL24842
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 26-Apr-2021
Closing date: 26-May-2021


Our Teaching Technician Manager will be responsible for providing leadership and motivation to our teaching technical team as they deliver practical classes to students from a range of different disciplines across varied undergraduate laboratories in different buildings.

The successful candidate should have a BSc degree in a Biological/Biomedical Sciences field or extensive work experience in a related laboratory technician role; with the ability to manage laboratories and a team of technicians with wide ranging expertise.  An adept communicator, you will provide the link between the technical team and academics as we deliver an excellent student experience, often to tight schedules. The successful candidate will have a flexible approach, able to adjust working practices and protocols as circumstances dictate but always with a keen eye for Health and Safety matters.  

We are a large but friendly School of 96 academic staff, 35 administrative staff and 26 technicians (teaching and research) offering degrees in the areas of Chemical, Biochemical, Biological, Biomedical and Psychological Science to over 2000 students. Our programs offer students a stimulating and supportive learning experience with a strong emphasis on practical laboratory skills.

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable. Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. We continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers. We are a proud supporter of the Technician Commitment.

We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.

We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum, a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

The post is based at the Mile End Campus in London. It is a full-time permanent appointment, with an expected start date of July/August 2021. The starting salary will be Grade 5, in the range of £38,084 - £44,807 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Dr Christopher Bray (c.bray@qmul.ac.uk) with ‘TTM Enquiry’ as the subject header.

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.

The closing date for applications is 26th May 2021.

Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

The School of Biological and Chemical Sciences holds a Silver Athena SWAN Award. We are committed to the equality of opportunities. As part of the School’s commitment to the Athena SWAN principles, we strongly encourage applications from BAME staff

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