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Senior Technician in Analytical Chemistry

We seek a Senior Analytical Chemistry Technician with considerable experience running analytical instrumentation to analyse plant and soil samples (e.g. Continuous Flow Analyser, Mass Spectrometer, Elemental Analyser, Gas Chromatography). The successful candidate will provide effective high quality teaching and research support across a suite of analytical laboratories based in the School of Archaeology, Geography and Environmental Sciences.

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK
Salary: £24,285
School / Function: Technical Services
Department: Cluster 2
Hours Per week: 36
Live Date: 28/08/2018
Closing Date: 23/09/2018
Contract Duration: Full-time, permanent

Sports Officer

We need a driven & committed individual to take on the role of Sports Officer at our vibrant sports centre, assisting the Duty Manager in the day to day operation & development of  the SportsPark.

You will require excellent customer service and communication skills as well as being conscientious in your work within a small team.  In addition to daily operational and cleaning tasks you will be able to step up as Duty Manager when required leading the team.

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK
Salary: £19,730 to £24,029 per annum
School / Function: Estates & Facilities
Department: Sport & Recreation
Hours Per week: 36
Live Date: 14/09/2018
Closing Date: 30/09/2018
Contract Duration: Full-time, permanent

Technician in Microbiology and Biochemistry

Technical Services is seeking an energetic and motivated technician with experience of working in microbiological and biochemical laboratory facilities, to provide high quality teaching and research support. The successful candidate will be based in the School of Archaeology, Geography and Environmental Sciences (SAGES) with responsibility for the day-to-day running of a microbiology laboratory, in addition to providing teaching practical support during term time. The post holder will also provide a supporting role by preparing solutions for analysis of plant and soil samples using the school’s suite of analytical instrumentation. Whilst this is a fixed-term post (24 months), the successful candidate will find plenty of opportunities to develop his or her career within Technical Services via cross-school technical support (wherever the need arises) and in-house training.

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK
Salary: £19,305
School / Function: Technical Services
Department: Cluster 2
Hours Per week: 36
Live Date: 28/08/2018
Closing Date: 23/09/2018
Contract Duration: Full-time, fixed term

Trainee Teaching & Research Technician

Technical Services is seeking a well-organised, energetic and motivated trainee to assist in providing excellent and flexible technical support to research and teaching activities carried out at its Crops and Environment Laboratory (CEL) platform based in the School of Agriculture & Policy Development, a facility that includes:

  • A large suite of specialised glasshouses permitting varying degrees of control of light and shade, temperature (heating and cooling), carbon dioxide and bespoke irrigation and fertigation regimes.
  • Matched sets of controlled environment cabinets remotely controlled and monitored permitting factorial experimentation involving various environmental and nutritional factors.
  • A suite of walk-in growth rooms.
  • Five hectares of grounds where protected crops are grown outdoors on a small scale.
  • Various ancillary laboratory spaces, equipment rooms and a controlled environment workshop.
Location: Whiteknights Reading UK
Salary: £17,079
School / Function: Technical Services
Department: Cluster 2
Hours Per week: 36
Live Date: 13/09/2018
Closing Date: 14/10/2018
Contract Duration: Full-time, permanent

Trainee Technician

Technical Services is seeking a well-organised, energetic and motivated technician to assist in organising sample, stock and equipment stores and providing day-to-day housekeeping in sample preparation laboratories based in the School of Archaeology, Geography and Environmental Sciences.

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK
Salary: £17,408
School / Function: Technical Services
Department: Cluster 2
Hours Per week: 18
Live Date: 03/09/2018
Closing Date: 30/09/2018
Contract Duration: Part time, permanent

Weather Risk Analyst - KTP Associate

An exciting and rare opportunity to develop tools and models which increase the understanding of insurance risk associated with extreme windstorm and flood events within Lloyds Banking Group.   The position is a 24-month fixed term contract and the role is based at Lloyds in Leeds.  

Location: Not on campus
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum depending on qualifications and experience
School / Function: Research and Enterprise Services
Department: Knowledge Transfer Centre
Hours Per week: 1.00 FTE
Live Date: 24/08/2018
Closing Date: 23/09/2018
Contract Duration: Fixed Term for 2 Years

Windows 10 Installation Technicians x4

The Windows 10 Installation Technicians will work alongside the SUS team primarily focused on a project to upgrade staff computers to Windows 10 before the end of 2019. Work will include pre- and post-deployment checks along with troubleshooting basic problems and escalation to others in the IT department if required.

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK
Salary: £19,730 to £24,029 per annum
School / Function: Information Technology
Department: Services & Support
Hours Per week: 36 hours per week
Live Date: 10/09/2018
Closing Date: 14/10/2018
Contract Duration: Full time, Fixed Term

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This vacancy is being used to register the details of the candidate that has already been selected for this post. The application will only be accepted if you enter the passcode given to you by HR Operations.

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK
Salary: £1,020
School / Function: School of Literature and Languages
Department: English Literature
Hours Per week: 1
Live Date: 18/09/2018
Closing Date: 30/11/2018
Contract Duration: Sessional

Z - SRF23722

This vacancy is being used to register the details of the candidate that has already been selected for this post. The application will only be accepted if you enter the passcode given to you by HR Operations.

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK
Salary: £930
School / Function: School of Literature and Languages
Department: English Literature
Hours Per week: 1
Live Date: 18/09/2018
Closing Date: 30/11/2018
Contract Duration: Sessional

Z - SRF23895

This vacancy is being used to register the details of the candidate that has already been selected for this post. The application will only be accepted if you enter the passcode given to you by HR Operations.

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK
Salary: £1,020
School / Function: School of Literature and Languages
Department: English Literature
Hours Per week: 1
Live Date: 18/09/2018
Closing Date: 30/11/2018
Contract Duration: Sessional
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