Technical Lab Administrator

Chemical Engineering

UCL, Gower Street, London, UK


  • Posted on: 11th Jan 2022
  • Salary: £29,802 - £34,867 per annum
  • REF: 1881698
  • Closes: 08th February 2022
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time

Duties and Responsibilities

This role supports the Chemical Engineering Department at UCL which is one of the top research and teaching chemical engineering departments in the world.

The main purpose of the job is to provide practical support to running of the undergraduate practical classes and IT based administrative support to the Facilities Manager. Duties include managing and processing data in Excel and MS Forms, managing the department lockers, maintaining the undergraduate lab, preparing chemical solutions for teaching classes.

Duration is for 12 months in the first instance.

Key Requirements

Key skills and qualifications include: Experience of working with chemicals, ability to use Excel functions to extract and process data, ability to keep a lab in good order, ability to work alone and in teams, ability to anticipate issues and adjust approaches, good general IT skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Further Details

A job description and person specification can be accessed via the link at the bottom of this page.

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Closing Date

8 Feb 2022

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