Teaching Laboratory Technician

University of Southampton - Department of Electronics and Computer Science (ECS)

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 practical teaching and project laboratories. You will be joining a friendly, motivated and dynamic team of technical specialists operating in superb teaching facilites with industry standard equipment.

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 3-phase electrical systems, motors and transformers and the ability to show others how to perform these tasks safely. 

You will be able to plan, organize and prioritise activities in busy teaching and project laboratories 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 www.jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Rosie McPhail (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4043. Please quote reference 959918FP on all correspondence.

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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