Technical Instructor - Veterinary Anatomy

Job Reference
Date Posted
Thursday 9 May 2024
Application Closing Date
Thursday 13 June 2024
Preston Campus
£28,759 to £32,982 per annum
Full Time
Contract Type
Job Category / Type
Professional Services
School / Service
Technical Services
36.25 hours per week
Interview Date
To be confirmed

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Job details

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 focused 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. 

The postholder will provide help, support, guidance and advice through demonstrations or inductions, to staff and/or students on the use of equipment related to veterinary science, and the skills, techniques and procedures associated with their practical use.. They will also be required 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 be able to provide advice as required. They will need a degree in a Veterinary Science subject area or equivalent experiential learning in an anatomy setting, be IT literate and have a working knowledge of veterinary anatomy and equipment. They must also have excellent verbal and written communication skills to liaise with colleagues, staff and students. Please be aware that a degree of manual handling may be involved in this role e.g. lifting and carrying clinical/veterinary equipment, and a flexible approach is required to weekly working patterns due to the student timetable. 

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