Senior Experimental Officer

University of Exeter - Technical Services

The University of Exeter is the fastest rising, fastest growing University in the UK, we offer you the opportunity to join a Russell Group University ranked within the UK top ten and globally recognised amongst its vast range of Sciences.

Technical Services at the University of Exeter is comprised of STEMM-facing research and teaching technical staff. Whilst all operating in a single service our staff work in a wide range of specialist areas such as, Engineering, Physics, Geology, Mining and Minerals, Renewable Energy, Life and Environmental Science, Sports and Health Science, Medical Sciences and Medical Imaging.

We need a team of talented individuals to support our teaching and research, and in training the next generation of top scientists. This permanent role is available immediately. Working as part of Technical Services the role holder provides direct support to research activities in Physics.

The main purpose of the role is to establish the Exeter Time Resolved Magnetism (EXTREMAG) facility and then support its future day-to-day operation. Initially the Senior Experimental Officer (SEO) will lead the procurement of the new apparatus, and then develop and integrate the apparatus to produce working experiments that may be operated by both internal and external (to the university) users.

The SEO will develop and implement procedures to manage user access, and provide assistance to users with their experiments. It is expected that the SEO will have the status of a full collaborator in many of the projects, and will also pursue research projects of their own that maintain their status as a leading authority on the development and application of the experimental techniques used. They will thereby publish research in internationally leading journals, such that their research output may be included in future Research Excellence Framework (REF) assessments.

We offer a wide range of benefits which can be found here and include, generous holiday entitlement, pension, on-site gym and continuous investment in your personal and professional development.

To view the Job Description and Person Specification document please click here.

Before submitting an application you may wish to discuss the post further by contacting either Prof R. J. Hicken 01392 264153 or .

Our women in HE work extends the principles of the Athena SWAN Charter and the Gender Equality Charter Mark to all roles in the University. We are committed to bringing the best development experience to women, and men, at all stages of their careers as well as being passionate about promoting careers for women in science to encourage them to reach their full potential.

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer which is 'Positive about Disabled People'. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.

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