Laboratory Technician

Laboratory Technician ECML

Location: Highfield Campus

Salary:  £19,485 to £23,164 per annum

Full Time Permanent

Closing Date:  Thursday 20 October 2016

Reference: 789216FP

The Department of Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) requires an Electronics Laboratory Technician to provide practical and innovative assistance to students and staff. 

You will contribute to the technical operation of the specialised teaching, project and 'Maker space' laboratories. You will be joining a motivated and dynamic team of technical specialists.

You will be able to demonstrate an understanding and practical knowledge of a technical nature within an Electronic/Electrical Engineering environment. In particular, you will have experience of circuit prototyping/assembly and the ability to show others how to perform these tasks safely. Your duties will include: laboratory outfitting of test equipment, wiring and furnishings/hardware - some testing and maintenance of equipment - Maintaining Stock inventory and purchase of electronic consumables.

You will be able to plan, organize and prioritise activities in a busy projects laboratory whilst maintaining customer requirements, have a strong commitment to safe working practices and will comply with relevant legislation. You will be able to manage conflicting and frequently changing priorities and will thrive in an environment that requires strong communication and interpersonal skills.

The Department of Electronics and Computer Science holds an Athena Swan Bronze Award, demonstrating our commitment to provide equal opportunities and to advancing the representation of women in STEM subjects: science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Due consideration will be given to applicants who have taken a career break. 

The University has a generous maternity policy and onsite childcare facilities; employees are able to participate in the childcare vouchers scheme.  Other benefits include state-of-the-art on-campus sports, arts and culture facilities, a full programme of events and a range of staff discounts.

Application procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Suzanne Stone (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4043. Please quote reference 789216FP on all correspondence.