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Senior Laboratory Technician (Electronics)

University of Sussex - School of Life Sciences

Location: Falmer
Salary: starting at £32,548 and rising to £38,883 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 11th September 2018
Closes: 10th October 2018
Job Ref: 3497

The School of Life Sciences is at the forefront of research in the biological sciences in the UK, coming in the top 10 in the REF 2014.

We are looking for a motivated, hard working person to provide effective electronics and computer (software and hardware) support for teaching and research laboratories.

The post requires a proactive approach, initiative and the ability to work independently in a specialist area, but also to work within the broader workshop team and with academic and technical staff throughout the school. Having excellent inter-personal skills the post holder will also be highly organised with a positive and flexible approach to work in order to deal with a wide range of requests and tasks which arise in the diverse research and teaching areas within the school of life sciences.

The successful candidate will have experience of supporting and maintaining electrical/electronic equipment and computer/software systems, and will be knowledgeable of the relevant safety regulations and compliance requirements. The ability to facilitate the implementation of commercially available hardware and software systems to meet the needs of the school is also essential.

An overview of activities within the school can be found at School of Life Sciences website.

The School is committed to equality and valuing diversity, and currently holds an Athena SWAN Silver Award. Applications are particularly welcomed from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Science, Technology, Engineering, Medicine and Mathematics (STEMM) at Sussex. The School of Life Sciences welcomes applications to academic posts from candidates who wish to work part-time or as job-sharers.

The University offers various schemes to provide real benefits to parents, these can be found at Family Friendly Policies

Informal enquiries: Acting Director of Technical Services, Dr Steve Pearce s.r.pearce@sussex.ac.uk

For full details and how to apply see our vacancies page

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds

   
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