Senior Technician (Glassblowing)

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Durham, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 31 Jan 2024

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The Role and the Department

Working as part of the Chemistry Technical team, the post holder will provide expert scientific glassblowing support. The Glassblowing Workshop supplies a glassblowing service to teaching and research laboratories mainly within the Chemistry department, but also across all of the science departments. This involves creating bespoke scientific glass apparatus and repairing existing glassware. This is performed for a variety of users of the service, with each job being tailored to the user's specific needs. The users include undergraduates, postgraduates, fellow technicians and academic staff. The workshop also supplies support to industry and external stakeholders.

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