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Forensic Technician


Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £30,487 to £34,980 per annum depending on experience
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Monday 29 July 2024
Interview Date:  Thursday 08 August 2024
Reference:  032224

The University of Surrey is a global community of ideas and people, dedicated to life-changing education and research. 

We are ambitious and have a bold vision of what we want to achieve - shaping ourselves into one of the best universities in the world, which we are achieving through the talents and endeavour of every employee.  

Our culture empowers people to achieve this aim and to collectively, and individually, make a real difference.  

The role

This is an exciting opportunity to join the department of Sociology in an essential role to support students and staff in Forensic Investigation teaching and research. 

The department currently delivers a range of Crime Scene, forensic investigation and policing related modules which include a range of practicals in our crime scene flat and associated lab space. The role will be to manage the operation of the spaces, which will include:

    assisting in the design and delivery of practical scenarios for teaching

    liaising with key stakeholders and suppliers,

    purchasing and maintenance of equipment,

    training users on specialist equipment

    supporting research requests

    supporting outreach activities 

About you

This is an excellent opportunity for an individual to help develop the Forensic Investigation provision within the department.  We would particularly welcome candidates who have knowledge of forensic investigation or experience in a related professional setting, who understand the importance of providing students with an excellent learning experience.

How to apply

Deadline for applications is Monday 29th July 2024. We aim to interview candidates on the 8th August 2024. For informal inquiries please contact either Associate Professor Claire Rhodes who is the programme director for BSc (Hons) Criminology with Forensic Investigation or Professor Andrew King who is the Head of Department of Sociology. 

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In return we offer a generous pension, relocation assistance where appropriate , flexible working options including job share and blended home/campus working locations (dependent on work duties), access to world-class leisure facilities on campus, a range of travel schemes and supportive family friendly benefits including an excellent on-site nursery.

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The University of Surrey is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all.  We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community.  Therefore we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.






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