|Salary:||£28,759 to £32,982 per annum (Grade 5)|
|Placed On:||28th September 2023|
|Closes:||30th October 2023|
Faculty of Science and Engineering
The Faculty of Science and Engineering wish to appoint a Senior Technician to provide teaching and research support for the School of Engineering Computing and Mathematics.
You will work as part of a team under the direction of the School Technical Manager and deliver support in all aspects of Robotics, manage a laboratory and workshop areas. You will have experience in designs and develops robotic prototypes. Constructs, configures, tests, and debugs robots and robotic systems. Installs, operates, calibrates, and maintains robots. Ensures that robotic machines operate safely, dependably, and with precision; identifies and implements modifications.
You will need to ensure a healthy, safe and sustainable working environment for all users.
You will be expected to have a HND or Degree in a relevant subject area or equivalent or extensive experience in the subject. You must have practical knowledge and be well versed in computer science, applied physics, and mechanics. Ability to code in languages such as C, C++, Python would be desirable as well as FPGA coding. Ability to develop and evaluate integrated systems. Good verbal and written skills required and be IT literate. Experience in the use and configuring of 3D printers is desirable.
You will be required to assist demonstrating of techniques and process involved for taught modules, student project work and work collaboratively with research activities.
You must be able to work within a team covering many subject areas and to be proactive in covering all aspect of activities in a professional manner.
The School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics is the home of our Mechanical, Marine, Electrical, Electronic, and Robotics Engineering subject disciplines, which together with Civil and Coastal Engineering, Navigation, Computing and Mathematical Sciences, provides a vibrant inter-disciplinary and collaborative environment, dedicated towards producing pioneering research but also graduates, with the necessary applied knowledge and skills to meet the demands of employers today and tomorrow.
Please demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria outlined in the knowledge, qualifications, training and experience elements of the job description in your supporting statement.
Closing Date: 12 Midnight, Monday 30th October 2023
Interviews are likely to take place week commencing Monday 13th November 2023.
This is a full-time position working 37 hours per week on a fixed-term basis for 2 years due to absence cover.
Flexible working options including job share will be considered.
We offer a competitive salary package and a generous pension and holiday scheme. We also offer a range of other benefits, including ongoing development opportunities.
The University of Plymouth is a diverse, welcoming community where everyone makes a difference and is encouraged to bring their whole selves to work. To find out more about our inclusive community, initiatives such as Athena Swan and the Race Equality Charter and our range of benefits / support mechanisms such as flexible working, staff networks and enhanced maternity, paternity & adoption leave please visit our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion webpages
We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups such as BAME/BIPOC and LGBT+.
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