The University of York’s Wolfson Atmospheric Chemistry Laboratories (WACL) wish to recruit a laboratory technician to implement and maintain new ways of working which will support the laboratories, field-work and office activities of the atmospheric group within Department of Chemistry.
The Wolfson Atmospheric Chemistry Laboratories are the largest dedicated atmospheric chemistry facility in the UK. Home to more than 65 researchers with interests in all aspects of atmospheric chemistry WACL supports an exceptional research environment, providing access to state of the art facilities and a wide range of interdisciplinary expertise. WACL maintains continuous atmospheric monitoring; at York, across the UK and overseas; at fixed sites and using the WACL mobile research vehicle.
The Department of Chemistry is one of the largest and most successful academic departments at York, placed in the top ten UK for Research Power by the 2014 Research Excellence Framework exercise (REF). As a Department we strive to provide a working environment which allows all staff and students to contribute fully, to flourish, and to excel. We are proud of our Athena SWAN Gold Award.
This role will be responsible for contributing to all aspects of WACL operations, with the primary objective being the daily running and organisation of the laboratories in-order to support the researchers with their activities. Initially this will involve implementation of new ways of working to enable WACL to function to an even higher standard.
Specific tasks include:
Skills, Experience & Qualification needed
The post is full time and will be available from 1st April 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.
Informal enquiries to Dr Martyn Ward (email@example.com).
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