Aston University

Aston University

Laboratory Technician (0706-23)

United Kingdom

Closing soon

Laboratory Technician College Operations (HLS) Location: Aston University Main Campus

Salary: £23,144 to £25,138 per annum (pro-rata) Grade: Grade 05 Contract Type: Permanent

Basis: Full Time Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Friday 06 October 2023 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 0706-23 Release Date: Monday 18 September 2023

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our amazing technical team in the College of Health and Life Sciences. We are seeking for a proactive individual to join our laboratory operations team which support our teaching and research facilities.

You will join the Laboratory Operations technical team providing support to the Pharmacy, Neurosciences and Bioscience subject groups. Your day to day duties will include supporting practical classes and working with final year project students across subject areas such as tissue culture/aseptic techniques, immunology, molecular biology, pharmaceutics and medicinal chemistry.

Aston University is committed to the Technician Commitment and to supporting the career development of technical staff working across all disciplines. You will be supported to undertake a range of training and development activity including placements at other universities. As a minimum, you will undertake relevant technical and health & safety training.

Aston University is located within Birmingham City Centre and has accessible transport links via bus or train. There is on-site parking available at a discounted rate and also a cycle to work scheme.

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Anonymous shortlisting will be carried out for this role as part of Aston University's commitment to equality and diversity and ensuring a fair and consistent approach to recruitment. Personal details that are included on application forms, including the candidate's name and address will not be disclosed to the shortlisting panel. CVs will not be considered as part of the shortlisting process.

Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. It promotes equality and diversity in all aspects of its work. We strive to have robust inclusivity strategies in place, including race and sexual orientation, to encourage colleagues to have the confidence and freedom to be themselves in the workplace. For more information, visit: https: //

We recognise the value of flexible working. Please contact the recruiting manager to discuss what flexible working options are available for particular roles.

If you require the job details document or an application form in an alternative format please contact the recruitment team at [email protected]

Job details


Laboratory Technician (0706-23)


Aston University


United Kingdom


September 19, 2023

Application deadline

October 06, 2023

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About the employer

Aston University is a leading public research university in the UK. Established in 1966, The university campus is located on a green 60 acre, self-contained site in the center of Birmingham. Aston University is an internationally acknowledged center for education and research endeavor. The university offers undergraduate, postgraduate, apprenticeship, foundation, and executive programs across disciplines. It also offers arrays of online courses. All the programs offered at the university are designed corresponding to the trends and demands of the industry and business globally.

The various faculties and schools of the university include Engineering & Applied Science, Aston Graduate School, Languages & Social Sciences, Aston Business School, Life & Health Sciences, and Aston Medical School. The team of faculty of Aston University comprises highly qualified professors as well as experts from respective industries. Modern tools and logical approaches like case studies are adopted in teaching methodologies. Besides theoretical sessions, the university gives emphasis on the practical training of students. Skill development programs are carried out to inculcate dexterity for leading-edge technologies among students.

Aston University boasts a world-class infrastructure at the campus offering the finest learning experience. There are hi-tech laboratories, libraries, studios, and IT centers, and seminar halls at the campus supporting an environment for advanced knowledge. Aston University is a hub for world-leading research initiatives. To undertake the highest quality of research, the university has established advanced research centers. 78% of the research has been evaluated ‘World-leading’ by Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014. The university has teamed up with universities and research institutes across the world for knowledge sharing and collaborative research initiatives. Further, the university maintains partnerships with the industry for sponsored research programs.

Aston is a university of global repute. Students across the world come to study at a prestigious university. The university considers all the aspects of students. It provides counseling, medical, legal (VISA and other), and other services to students. There are indoor and outdoor sports arenas, fitness centers, swimming pools, cafeterias, banks, and other facilities at the campus.

The university offers modern accommodation facilities to students. There are various student clubs at the university that organizes sports meets, music fests, dance competitions, literary fest, art exhibitions, and other events. All these events comprise cross-disciplinary participation that helps to build team spirits among students. Aston University offers various scholarships and study loans to students so that all can have access to education beyond any financial barrier. Aston University maintains a high record of placements. Students passing from the university are recruited by leading companies with high remuneration packages.

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