Laboratory Technician Apprentice

Job summary

Do you have a passion for science? Would you like a hands-on role in a laboratory? Then this apprenticeship could be for you! Imperial College London is a science-based university with an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research. Our brand-new laboratory technician apprenticeship scheme is an exciting opportunity to work alongside talented science technicians in our Departments of Bioengineering and Chemistry and to...

Job listing information

  • Reference PRO00529
  • Date posted 31 May 2021
  • Closing date 21 June 2021

Job description

Job summary

Do you have a passion for science? Would you like a hands-on role in a laboratory? Then this apprenticeship could be for you!

Imperial College London is a science-based university with an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research. Our brand-new laboratory technician apprenticeship scheme is an exciting opportunity to work alongside talented science technicians in our Departments of Bioengineering and Chemistry and to build the knowledge and skills needed to support world-class teaching and research, kickstarting your own technical career.

Duties and responsibilities

Apprentices will experience a range of cutting-edge research and teaching facilities within two of our most exciting areas, Bioengineering and Chemistry. You will be trained by experienced colleagues to support the smooth running of research laboratories and to help prepare and set up laboratory classes. This will be underpinned by a special programme of weekly practical and classroom-based sessions, fully aligned to the level 3 Laboratory Technician apprenticeship standard. As well as earning a competitive salary, you will build a range of technical skills and gain a formal qualification that will help you in your future career.

Essential requirements

Applicants will need (or expect to gain) grade 9–4 (A*-C) at GCSE in English, Maths and Science. No prior work experience is required. We are looking for people who are passionate about science; to be considered for interview, applicants must tell us in their application about their science interests.

Further information

To apply, please visit our website.

Type of contract: full time, fixed term for 28 months

 

Please note that applicants who do not provide a written supporting statement will not be considered for interview.

 

Closing date – 21 June 2021

First interviews for this post will be held during the week beginning 5 July 2021

Find out more here about being an apprentice at Imperial.

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About Imperial College London

Imperial College London is the UK’s only university focussed entirely on science, engineering, medicine and business and we are consistently rated in the top 10 universities in the world.

You will find our main London campus in South Kensington, with our hospital campuses located nearby in West and North London. We also have Silwood Park in Berkshire and state-of-the-art facilities in development at our major new campus in White City.

We work in a multidisciplinary and diverse community for education, research, translation and commercialisation, harnessing science and innovation to tackle the big global challenges our complex world faces.

It’s our mission to achieve enduring excellence in all that we do for the benefit of society – and we are looking for the most talented people to help us get there.

Additional information

Please note that job descriptions cannot be exhaustive and the post-holder may be required to undertake other duties, which are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.

All Imperial employees are expected to follow the 7 principles of Imperial Expectations: 

  • Champion a positive approach to change and opportunity
  • Communicate regularly and effectively within, and across, teams
  • Consider the thoughts and expectations of others
  • Deliver positive outcomes
  • Encourage inclusive participation and eliminate discrimination
  • Develop and grow skills and expertise
  • Work in a planned and managed way 

In addition to the above, employees are required to observe and comply with all College policies and regulations.

We are committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment for all. We therefore encourage candidates to apply irrespective of age, disability, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion and belief, gender identity, sex, or sexual orientation. We are an Athena SWAN Silver Award winner, a Disability Confident Leader and a Stonewall Diversity Champion.

For technical issues when applying online please email support.jobs@imperial.ac.uk.