Electronics Laboratory Technician
Location: South Kensington and White City Campus
Faculty / Function: Department of Bioengineering
Salary: £32,850 to £37,089 per annum
Closing Date: 23 August 2020
Contract Type: Permanent
Contracted Hours per week: Full Time
Imperial College London is a science-based institution with the greatest concentration of high-impact research of any major UK university. The Faculty of Engineering, consistently rated among the best in the world, is made up of 10 academic departments, including the Department of Bioengineering. The Department has consistently been awarded exceptional research ratings, including in the most recent REF assessment (2014), in which 95% our returned research was judged world-leading and internationally excellent. Find out more about our staff benefits, including generous annual leave entitlements and our excellent professional development opportunities, here: http://www.imperial.ac.uk/job-applicants/staff-benefits/
Duties and responsibilities
Applications are invited for an Electronics Laboratory Technician in the Department of Bioengineering, Imperial College London. The successful candidate will work within a multi-skilled technical team under the supervision of the Departmental Electronics Engineer to provide day to day operational, practical and technical support to the teaching laboratories, specifically the undergraduate electronics laboratories within the Department of Bioengineering, ensuring the smooth running for all practical teaching sessions.
The postholder will help to set out and equip practical teaching sessions, assisting with the organisation of those sessions. They will monitor and maintain stock levels and the condition of the laboratory equipment in use as well as playing a key role to ensure the day to day Health and Safety of the researchers and students while using the facilities and teaching spaces. On a wider basis this role may also be involved in the supervision of technical apprentices, as well as maintenance and repair of electronic and electromechanical equipment, including departmental PAT testing.
The role will be primarily be based in the departmental laboratories in South Kensington, however there may be opportunity / need from time to time to work at the White City campus (as part of the wider departmental space).
You must be self-motivated, show initiative and be highly organised. We are looking for a skilled individual with practical knowledge in electronics (as per Job Description), who is self-motivated, highly organised and works well as part of a team. The post holder will be working with a wide range of staff, students and visitors and therefore excellent communication, organisational and management skills are essential. The post holder will be provided with relevant training but must have a relevant Engineering qualification and experience (see Personal Specification). The post holder will ideally have, or will be working toward, technical accreditation such as EngTech.
If you feel you have what it takes to work at one of the country’s top universities on ground-breaking research then please apply today!
Our preferred method of application is online via our website at the following link: https://www.imperial.ac.uk/jobs/ (select “Job Search” and enter the job reference no. ENG01253)
Please complete and upload the application form as directed.
For any questions or an informal discussion about the post, please contact Paschal Egan at Paschal.Egan@imperial.ac.uk
The closing date for this post is 2 weeks from the date of posting.
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