AIPT Research Labs Technician

Aston University - Engineering & Applied Science

Contract Type: Fixed Term (2 years)

Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Friday 30 March 2018

Interview Date: To be confirmed

The Aston Institute of Photonic Technologies seek a technician to support research activities within the Aston Institute of Photonic Technologies (AIPT). The technician will work as part of a world leading, enthusiastic research team, providing technical support and general lab management in research laboratories which cover a diverse range of photonic and fibre optic research. A strong background in electronic engineering is essential with experience working in the fields of mechanical engineering, optical fibre and opto-electronic being desirable.

The role includes optical, mechanical, electrical and opto-electronic technical support, mechanical design and construction of sub-systems. Lab management duties include maintenance of equipment, laser safety training and documentation, procurement and inventory management. 

Applicants must hold a BEng honours degree in either Electronic Engineering or Physics or have equivalent industrial experience/qualifications.

For further information about this position, please contact Prof Sergei K. Turitsyn:

Further particulars and application forms are available in alternative formats on request i.e. large print, Braille, tape or CD Rom.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact HR via

Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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