Technical Support Supervisor Grade 7 (2 posts)

Liverpool, Merseyside
£32,958 - £38,183 pa 
15 Jul 2017
01 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty of Science and Engineering

Materials Innovation Factory (MIF)

Technical Support Supervisor Grade 7 (2 posts)

£32,958 - £38,183 pa    

A dedicated team of experienced Technical Services and Professional Services staff will ensure the smooth running of the Materials Innovation Factory (MIF) facilities and deliver high quality research support to the main stakeholders and customers of the facility.  As a member of the Technical Service Team, you will contribute to the definition and delivery of core capabilities within the new research laboratories, applying your specific scientific expertise to ensure that the new facilities meet the needs of a varied and evolving user base.

Reporting directly to the MIF Laboratory Operations Manager and with line management responsibility for a Technical Support Officer you will ensure that the appropriate level of service delivery and laboratory maintenance is achieved within the laboratory area you are responsible for.  You will have responsibility for managing day-to-day activity within a defined area of the Open Access laboratories of the MIF, supporting a large number of MIF customers by providing training and services such as contract research, collaborative research and equipment hire.  

You will have a degree (or equivalent qualification or relevant professional experience) in a relevant discipline with some Postgraduate experience in Materials Chemistry research in an academic or industrial setting. You should also have a solid background in instrumental analysis with demonstrable expertise in either X-ray diffraction or Spectroscopy. Individuals with experience in commercial product development or analytical service delivery are encouraged to apply. The post is available until 30 September 2020.

Job Ref: 007902/CW                                                                           

Closing Date: 1 August 2017

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