Senior Technician

University of Nottingham

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Bio-Support Unit
Location:  UK Other

£27,584 to £33,804
per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Closing Date:  Wednesday 13 September 2023
Reference:  MED177123

We are excited to be expanding our animal care team by recruiting this permanent, full-time senior position. The successful candidate will be passionate about animal welfare and research excellence and looking for an exciting opportunity to join an ambitious, forward-thinking and vibrant team at a leading research University.

Your focus in this active supervisory role will be the day-to-day organisation of an operational area of the animal facility and the training and mentoring technical staff; transferring knowledge and skills in an effective manner and encouraging others to be the best they can be. Accordingly, staff must be highly dependable and able to demonstrate in a consistent and reliable manner the behavioural competencies necessary in valuing others. Senior technicians also help to maintain an overview of the performance of animal studies undertaken by research colleagues and conduct, advise, and/or assist with such procedures when appropriate and required. 

At the University of Nottingham, we strive towards excellence and will provide all the support you need to nurture your talent, to develop and reach your professional and personal career goals in a friendly and professional environment. We are committed to providing competitive employment packages whilst supporting the well-being of our staff to help them reach their full potential. We strive to provide a range of benefits and rewards, including leading fitness and health facilities, staff discounts and travel schemes.

This role is available on a full time (36.25 hour) permanent basis. Job share arrangements maybe considered.

For more information on the valuable work undertaken within the facility, please visit:

Informal enquiries may be addressed to [email protected]. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

It is a condition of this post that satisfactory enhanced disclosure is obtained from the ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’.

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Our University is a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, see our Moving to Nottingham pages.

Applicants for this post will be considered on an equal basis, subject to the relevant permission to work in the UK as defined by the requirements set out by UK Visas & Immigration.  Please visit: for more information.

For successful international applicants, we provide financial support for your visa and the immigration health surcharge, plus an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of immigration-related expenses for any dependents accompanying you to the UK. For more information please see our Financial support for visas and the immigration health surcharge webpages.

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