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Chemistry Teaching Technician - QMUL24838

Department: School of Biological & Chemical Sciences
Salary: £27,742- £34,220 per annum (Grade 3)
Reference: QMUL24838
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 17-Jun-2021
Closing date: 01-Jul-2021

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About the Role

Applications are sought for a Chemistry Teaching Technician (CTT) to provide comprehensive technical support for practical teaching in the Department of Chemistry. You will assist in the preparation, setting-up and day-to-day running of practical classes in the field of Chemistry for students on our undergraduate degree programs.

About You

You will have relevant experience of laboratory-based teaching in higher or further education with the ability to provide excellent technical support. You will be pro-active in maintaining a safe working environment but have a flexible approach, able to adjust working practices and protocols as circumstances dictate.

About the School of Biological and Chemical Sciences

We are a large but friendly School of 96 academic staff, 35 administrative staff and 26 technicians (teaching and research) offering degrees in the areas of Chemical, Biochemical, Biological, Biomedical and Psychological Science to over 2000 students. Within the School, the Department of Chemistry offers stimulating RSC accredited BSc and MSci degrees to 80-90 students in each year with a strong emphasis on practical laboratory skills training.

About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable. Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. We continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers. We are a proud supporter of the Technician Commitment.

We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.


We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum, a season ticket loan scheme, staff networks and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

The post is based at the Mile End Campus in London. It is a full-time permanent appointment, with an expected start date of September 2021. The starting salary will be Grade 3, in the range of £27,742 - £34,220 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.


Informal enquiries should be addressed to Tippu Sheriff with ‘CTT Enquiry’ as the subject header.

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.

The closing date for applications is 1 July 2021.

Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.


The School of Biological and Chemical Sciences holds a Silver Athena SWAN Award. We are committed to the equality of opportunities. As part of the School’s commitment to the Athena SWAN principles, we strongly encourage applications from BAME staff.

Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality

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