Technician (Part Time)

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Fixed term contract, Permanent, TemporaryContract, Trainee

Salary See description

Updated 1 day ago

Reference 1391731

 Job Description

The Technician (Part Time) will provide specialist technical services to support research and teaching projects within the Centre.

Technician (Part Time)

Ref: 19/107189

Centre for Experimental Medicine

School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences

Queen’s University Belfast is one of the leading universities in the UK and Ireland, with a distinguished heritage and history. With over 24,000 students, 3,700 staff and an annual turnover of some £300m, Queen’s University Belfast plays a unique leadership role in Northern Ireland. As a member of the Russell Group of UK research-intensive universities, Queen’s University Belfast combines excellence in research and education with a student centred ethos.

The Centre for Experimental Medicine is an interdisciplinary research centre which is committed to the highest quality scientific endeavour, with over 250 basic and clinical scientists working on site.  Our mission is to understand the mechanisms of disease and use that understanding to develop innovative new treatments and therapies to improve patient outcomes.  We are based in Belfast in the award winning Wellcome-Wolfson Institute for Experimental Medicine.

The Technician (Part Time) will provide specialist technical services to support research and teaching projects within the Centre.  This part time (0.5FTE) post is available until 31 August 2019.

The Technician will have:

  • Academic and/or vocational qualifications i.e. OND/ONC and/or NVQ level3 in relevant subject (or equivalent)
  • Two years’ recent relevant work experience.

Further information about the Centre can be found at www.qub.ac.uk/research-centres/wwiem/  

Anticipated interview date: Tuesday 12 March 2019

Salary scale: £20,836 – £23,334 per annum (potential to progress to £24,771 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution)

For full job details and essential/desirable criteria please refer to the candidate information link on our website by clicking apply.  You must clearly demonstrate how you are meeting the criteria on your application form. 

Closing date: Wednesday 27 February 2019


The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit.  It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability 

Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but in particular circumstances may be renewed or made permanent subject to availability of funding