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CSCT Technical Demonstrator

University of the West of England, Bristol

Location: Bristol
Salary: £27,116 to £30,497
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 13th October 2021
Closes: 25th October 2021
Job Ref: R03079

About us: The Faculty of the Environment and Technology is looking to appoint a technician to demonstrate and give advice on manufacturing processes and techniques. Students work closely with the technician for advice on material selection, manufacture, testing, and fabrication. Questions and problems are varied and often challenging, and the technician will be on hand to help students reach a successful conclusion. This is an exciting opportunity to join this enthusiastic team delivering high quality engineering education at UWE. 

About you: The successful candidate will ideally have a background in a Music Technology or Creative Technologies field and be familiar with the equipment and processes that are found within this area. You will be responsible for setting up and maintaining audio, recording and multimedia equipment. You will therefore need to be organised and proactive. You will have experience of modifying materials to suit the intended audience and be able to work collaboratively with academic and technical colleagues.

Ideally you will have experience of instruction or mentoring, which is a key part of the role, enjoy problem solving and be comfortable and confident supervising inexperienced users, in groups or individually, maintaining a safe working environment for all.

This post is based at our lively Frenchay campus.

Why UWE Bristol?

With inclusivity as a core value, UWE Bristol recognises the power of a truly diverse university community. We support and celebrate the diversity of our staff and students as a key driver for innovation and success, promoting pathways and achievements to inspire and generate confidence and ambition.

In addition to progressive pay rates, UWE Bristol offers a wide range of employee benefits including:

  • - a generous holiday allowance of 25 days pro rata
  • - up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year
  • - flexible working
  • - excellent defined benefit pension schemes
  • - access to employee assistance programme
  • - ongoing learning and development opportunities
  • - family friendly policies and wellbeing initiatives
  • - onsite nursery at our Frenchay Campus.
  • - savings on purchases via Wider Wallet scheme
  • - option to participate in the cycle to work scheme

Further information

If you would like an informal discussion about this opportunity please contact Richard Brown, Teal Leader for Computer Science & Creative Technologies Technicians by email:

This is a permanent post and is full time working 37 hours per week.

This post is available on a job share basis for applicants wishing to work part time.

The University’s normal practice is that new appointments will be made at the starting point of the grade.

We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian, Multiple Heritage or Other Minority Ethnic (and (fe)male) candidates.

Proud to be part of a vibrant, multicultural city that celebrates diversity, we’re always on the lookout for talented people from all backgrounds to join us.

We are unable to provide sponsorship for this role under the Home Office Skilled Worker visa route. As we are unable to sponsor anyone requiring a visa for this role candidates must therefore be able to provide their own right to work in the UK.

Should you be shortlisted you will be asked to provide your right to work documents at your interview. Please refer to the Home Office Right to Work Checklist which provides details of which documents are acceptable.

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