Laboratory Technician

     
EmployerUniversity College London
UCL Qatar
Published8 June 2017
WorkplaceLondon, Greater London, UK
PositionEngineer / Technician

Description

UCL Search Engine: Laboratory Technician, - Ref:1651214

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Salary

Grade 7: QAR 183,349 to QAR 225,282 per annum, plus excellent benefits

Duties and Responsibilities


UCL Qatar is seeking to appoint a Laboratory Technician for its Conservation and Archaeological Materials Science Laboratories. The post is scheduled to begin as soon as possible and run until 31 December 2018.


The laboratories are used by a number of internal research students, staff, and visitors, as well as by professionals from other organisations in Qatar. The post-holder will be responsible for managing the daily operations of the laboratories, supporting the academic and research purpose of UCL Qatar. In consultation with the Laboratory Manager duties include procurement of supplies, instrument maintenance and operation, training and supervision of laboratory users, preparation and revision of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), and development and implementation of Health & Safety regulations and procedures.


The post-holder is expected to maintain effective working relationships with UCL Qatar students and staff, as well as external collaborators and to assist as required in undertaking condition assessments, treatments, or analysis of artefacts.

Key Requirements


The applicants are expected to hold a Masterís degree in Conservation of Cultural Heritage Objects, as well as experience of at least two of the analytical techniques available in the laboratories (e.g. SEM-EDS, XRF, XRD, FTIR), and of sampling and sample preparation methods for heritage materials. An aptitude and will to expand on their analytical skills is also essential. Experience in health and safety procedures, procurement processes in Qatar, handling budgets, and working internationally are desirable.


The applicants are required to demonstrate an excellent command of both written and spoken English, IT and organisations skills, diplomacy, tact, and sensitivity to cultural difference, and an ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Further Details

A job description and person specifications can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy please e-mail the completed application form attached to the advert at the bottom of this page to jobapplications.qatar [at] ucl[.]ac[.]uk


Please note that incomplete application forms will not be considered. UCL Qatar does not accept applications via CV.


If you have any queries regarding this vacancy, please contact Dr Myrto Georgakopoulou, Senior Research Associate on m.georgakopoulou [at] ucl[.]ac[.]uk

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

Any offer of employment will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.


Job description Laboratory Technician

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and reference  JobID 114122.