Teaching Laboratory Technician (2x positions)
*this post is now closed*
Location: University College London
Faculty / Function: Electronic & Electrical Engineering
Salary: From £29,152 – £34,153 (inclusive of London allowance)
Closing Date: Tuesday 1st December 2020
Contract Type: Permanent
Contracted Hours per week: Full Time
At University College London, our community of over 13,000 staff pursues academic excellence, breaks boundaries and makes a positive impact on real world problems. Recruited from all over the world, they ensure UCL is consistently ranked among the top 10 universities in the world and are one of only a handful of institutions rated as having the strongest academic reputation and the broadest research impact.
We are interested in candidates with a diverse range of experience. Whether you are already in the education sector or not, there is a place for you at UCL, if you have the drive and commitment to be the best in your field.
Duties and Responsibilities:
We are seeking to appoint two Teaching Laboratory Technicians, who will be based in the Electronic & Electrical Engineering (EEE) undergraduate teaching laboratories, where they will support the teaching of electronic engineering by providing technical support and experimental demonstrations.
The post holder will be expected to apply their technical and practical knowledge to provide advice, training and assistance to staff and students in the use and application of experimental equipment and techniques. They will work closely with a diverse group of technical and academic staff, assisting in the maintenance and development of the undergraduate laboratory.
The post is student-facing, and its provision of service and contribution to learning is key to the student experience in the teaching laboratories.
In addition the post holder is expected to take a proactive approach to their work, making suggestions for improvements in working methods and implementing them under the guidance of their line manager. They will also be responsible for monitoring and maintaining a safe working environment within the teaching laboratories.
This busy role in a fast-paced environment means the post holder will be expected to be adaptable, quickly assimilate information and to establish their own support networks across UCL. We are proud of being a welcoming and vibrant community and this post is a key part of the team.