Research Technician in Electron Microscopy

University of Leeds
Leeds, United Kingdom
£23,067 to £26,715 p.a.
Apr 17, 2021
Apr 28, 2021
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
Are you an experienced technician looking for a challenge?

Do you have a background in Molecular and Cellular Biology, Structural Biology or Biochemistry?

Do you want to further your career in one of the UK's leading research-intensive Universities

This is a 5-year fixed term post (100% FTE) funded by Wellcome Trust Strategic to join the electron microscopy facility team within Faculty Biological Sciences, supporting the delivery of an international program of training in electron microscopy.

Working within the electron microscopy team, you will support the day-to-day activities of the facility including assisting users with sample preparation and microscopy, and training users.

While no prior microscopy experience is required and on the job training will be provided, you should have experience working with proteins or macromolecular complexes, or other microscopy technologies.

You will work closely as part of the facility team. You should be highly motivated, organized, and able to communicate and collaborate as part of a team. You should have strong interpersonal skills, with experience in delivering training 1:1 or to small groups.

The University of Leeds and the Faculty of Biological Sciences are committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offer a range of family friendly policies. The University is a charter member of Athena SWAN (the national body that promotes gender equality in higher education), and the Faculty of Biological Sciences was awarded a Silver award in 2020. We are proud to be an inclusive Faculty that values all staff, and are happy to consider job share applications and requests for flexible working arrangements from our employees. Our Athena SWAN webpage provides more information.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Dr Rebecca Thompson

Head FBS Research Facilities, Deputy Director ABSL electron microscopy facility

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