Technical Instructor Anatomy Veterinary Medicine

  • Job Reference: 0152-23
  • Date Posted: Tuesday, 23 May 2023
  • Application Closing Date: Tuesday, 6 June 2023
  • Location: Preston Campus
  • Salary: £28,131 to £32,411 per annum
  • Basis: Full Time
  • Contract Type: Indefinite
  • Job Category / Type: Professional Services
  • School / Service: Technical Services
  • Hours: 36.25 hours per week
  • Interview Date: To be confirmed

The University of Central Lancashire wishes to recruit an Anatomy Technical Instructor to join our Technical Services team who provide support to the wide variety of laboratory facilities at our Preston campus. The successful candidate will be primarily focussed on supporting Undergraduate and Postgraduate veterinary anatomy/laboratory activities within our state-of-the-art science laboratory and clinical facilities in our new School of Veterinary science.

Duties include supporting the technical lead and primary contact for the coordination and running of one or more laboratory, anatomy, and clinical skills facilities, ensuring effective and efficient use of resources in designated areas. To provide help, support, guidance and advice, for example through demonstrations or inductions to staff and/or students in a group or individually, on the use of equipment and the skills, techniques and procedures associated with the practical use of equipment related to veterinary science. To liaise with academic and service staff to monitor and develop the service in line with academic requirements and University objectives.

The successful applicant will also be required to undertake general equipment maintenance and safety checks, equipment inventory checks and updates and providing advice as required. You will need to be a practical person with a keen interest in science and technology, be IT literate and have a working knowledge of veterinary anatomy and equipment, supported by great customer service skills. Candidates will be educated to Degree level in a Veterinary Science subject area or have equivalent experiential learning in an anatomy setting and must also have excellent verbal and written communication skills to liaise with colleagues, staff and students. A degree of manual handling may be involved e.g. lifting and carrying clinical/veterinary equipment. A flexible approach is required to weekly working patterns due to the student timetable.

Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview.

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