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Jennifer Jenkins – University of Reading

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Jennifer Jenkins

Mrs Jennifer Jenkins
Job Title:
Assistant Technician


My role is to support both the Biology and the Pharmacy, Psychology and Process technical teams, based mainly in the Hopkins Building and the Pharmacy Labs. I work term time (32 weeks a year) so supporting the teams at their busiest times. I am involved with setting out and clearing up practical classes, preparation as required and I am responsible for housekeeping of the Hopkins teaching labs and prep lab, and the Pharmacy labs.

Areas of Interest

Research groups / Centres


Career history

I qualified as a Primary age teacher in 1984 and taught all age ranges from reception to secondary over a 12 year period. After having children I worked at their primary school as a teaching assistant for 11 years. I had a couple of years at home pursuing my interest as a home baker before joining Technical Services at the University of Reading. I worked as an Ancillary Technician in Operations based in Harborne Building for 8 months before moving into my present role of Assistant Technician in Cluster 1.

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