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Teaching Support Technician

Medway School of Pharmacy

Location:  Medway Campus
Salary:  £24,174 to £27,116 per annum
Contract Type:  Permanent - Term Time only
Release Date:  Tuesday 21 June 2022
Closing Date:  Tuesday 05 July 2022
Interview Date:  Friday 05 August 2022
Reference:  3254

The Medway School of Pharmacy is a unique collaboration between the University of Greenwich and the University of Kent. The school is located at Chatham Maritime in Medway, Kent and has approximately 600 undergraduates and over 100 FTE postgraduates (including PhD’s).

We currently have a vacancy for a Teaching Support Technician, to join our friendly team of eight technicians. The postholder will be working in the Science based laboratories. These include Chemistry, Drug Delivery, Biological Sciences, and Micro/Molecular Sciences.

The post is a full time post, term time only (30 weeks per annum). 

Applicants must have at least a BTEC or equivalent in a Science related subject, (Chemistry or a Biological field preferred). Applicants without the relevant qualification but with significant experience will be considered. 

The post holder will be expected to provide technical and teaching support to students studying a Pharmacy programme. They will be working in the Science laboratories supporting students in Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Science and Biological Science modules. Prospective candidates must have a good knowledge in their field of expertise. Candidates must have a willingness to learn new skills and be prepared to move between disciplines as the work dictates.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Lynn Gallagher, e-mail; or telephone 01634 202940)

Should you have any recruitment related queries please contact the HR Recruitment Team on

We are looking for people who can help us deliver our mission of transforming lives through inspired teaching and research, through our values.

The university welcomes people from diverse and underrepresented communities who can help the university to achieve its mission. 

We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge/Mentally Healthy Universities, we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff, and removing barriers to improve inclusion. 

We encourage applicants to disclose experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form. 

We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our employees’ experience and we are committed to implementing progressive diversity talent management.

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We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. 



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