The Biorenewables Development Centre (BDC), part of the University of York, wishes to immediately recruit an Analytical Technician to the Process Development Unit (PDU) to support delivery of the ERDF-funded Bioeconomy Growth Programme and other applied research projects.
The centre is an open access business-facing R&D scale-up facility. It works closely with the University of York and other academic research groups across the globe, as well as engaging with a wide range of commercial organisations.
To provide analytical and technical support to applied projects within the bioeconomy. You will work with other technical and non-technical BDC staff to ensure the smooth running of the analytical and technical facilities.
Ideally, you will be a dynamic character who is self-motivated and organised, with attention to detail and a willingness to learn about new techniques and research methods.
As well as contributing to a series of industry-facing biorenewables-based projects providing technical input into projects based upon the valorisation of plant, microbial and bio-based materials.
This is an outstanding opportunity to make a significant contribution to a forward looking, expanding research centre with a highly commercial outlook.
You will be mentored by the Lead Technologist, with on the job learning and development, and any suitable training can be discussed. It is also hoped that a new member of the team will contribute to work area and analytical service continuous improvements.
Interview date: 18 January 2022
For informal enquiries: please contact Mark Gronnow, Process Development Unit Lead on firstname.lastname@example.org
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