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Computer Science Technician

University of Hull - Faculty of Science and Engineering - Faculty of Science and Engineering Office

Location: Kingston upon Hull
Salary: £22,417 to £25,941 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 8th September 2021
Closes: 6th October 2021
Job Ref: FS0602R

Fixed term: 3 years

Interview date: To be confirmed

The Faculty of Science and Engineering is looking to appoint a Band 5 Computer Science Technician on a 3 year fixed term contract.

The role holder will be a member Technical Services Team and support the needs of the Department of Computer Science & Technology and the Institute of Technology, both on the main campus and activities at the Aura Innovation Centre (AIC) based at Bridge Head on the outskirts of Hull.  

The Institute of Technology, is a partnership led by York College which includes the University of Hull, York St John University, six FE Colleges and four employers, and hopes to nurture highly-skilled employees in the STEM subjects.  

As one of the anchor higher education partners, the University will take a leading role in the applied research elements of the IoT as well as support curriculum development and college teaching staff through short courses and research masters.  

The AIC provides businesses easy access to cutting-edge facilities, specialist funded support and a space to innovate and collaborate alongside experts at the University of Hull in delivering innovation to the business community.

The role will involve:

  • Setting up and monitoring of equipment used in the IoT laboratories, the AIC and within the Computer Science & Technology department which will include such equipment as:
    • Microsoft Hololens2.
    • HTC Vive Pro Eye.
    • Oculus Quest/Quest 2.
    • Small scale Autonomous Vehicle.
  • Maintaining the inventory system, keeping track of equipment loans and ensuring equipment is safe to use.
  • Assisting with both UG and PG activities within our teaching and research laboratories, both on and off campus.
  • Maintain equipment and undertake minor repairs of equipment, including and health and safety issues.

This post is available immediately and offered on a 3 year fixed-term basis.

For informal inquiries about this role please contact Mrs. Jennie Brigham, Head of Technical Services, or ring on 01482 465519.

Further details:

At Hull we are committed to equality of opportunity, diversity and inclusion at every level, because we believe a diverse workforce brings broader expertise, improved innovation and greater success for all. 

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