Forensic Science Technical Demonstrator

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: United Kingdom,
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 12 Sep 2023

Faculty of Engineering & Science

Location: Medway Campus
Salary: £30,487 to £36,024
Contract Type: Permanent
Release Date: Tuesday 29 August 2023
Closing Date: Tuesday 12 September 2023
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: 4156-E

We are seeking to appoint a practical Technical Demonstrator in forensics to be based at the University of Greenwich Medway Campus. The role holder will provide practical demonstrations and support to foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate students within the School of Science.

Working closely with the technicians, the Demonstrator will be responsible for supporting student learning, teaching and research across the portfolio of forensic disciplines including help with students’ projects. The role holder will assist students in a practical way to uncover and examine contact trace material associated with crimes. Support for our crime scene to court structure will include the post holder assisting students in attending and examining the scenes of crime; sifting and sorting evidence; recording findings and collecting trace evidence; inputting relevant data into computer programs and making of notes and plans to record the scene.

During term time, you will support teaching sessions in labs and working closely with the technicians contribute to maintaining the relevant work areas used for practical teaching 

Outside of teaching time, you will form part of the School’s core technical team; supporting research activity, technical infrastructure and health and safety, and carrying out administrative duties as well as supervising post graduate project work.

Applicants for this post will be educated to Degree level in Forensic Science and have experience in working in a forensic teaching laboratory. Experience of delivering outreach activities would be advantageous. This is a full time position. 

We’re looking for a team player who can work on their own initiative. Good organisational skills and time management are also key.

Informal enquiries can be made to Samantha Ingram at

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.

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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. 

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