Laboratory Technician – Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering
*this post is now closed*
Location: University College London
Faculty / Function: Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering
Salary: £25,025 – £28,428 per annum
Closing Date: 21 May 2021
Contract Type: Open-ended
Contracted Hours per week: Full Time
Duties and Responsibilities
UCL is one of the foremost universities in Britain and the world. The Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering is one of the largest Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering departments in the UK and is proud to host internationally-leading research groups covering a broad range of activities and is spread over several sites. Our staff and students have a diverse range of interests and expertise, covering many areas of physics, engineering, medicine, physiology, computer science, and mathematics. This provides a highly stimulating multidisciplinary environment for learning and for scientific research. In addition to our research activities, we run a variety of undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes.
The department of Medical Physics & Biomedical Engineering is looking to recruit a Laboratory Technician to provide technical support for the Medical Physics & Biomedical Engineering undergraduate teaching laboratory. This will be a busy role, in a fast-paced environment, and the post holder will be expected to be adaptable, quickly assimilate information, and to establish their own support networks across UCL. Support will also be provided for the department’s wider operations as required. This could involve work in other laboratories and teaching spaces, including large scale projects that have specific deadlines. This may occasionally involve being flexible with working hours to achieve these deadlines.
Position is available to start as soon as possible and is open ended.
Candidates must have a minimum of 5 GCSE’s including Maths and English, or equivalent qualifications/experience. Strong written and oral communication skills and the ability to interact with staff at all levels and basic IT skills and competency with the Microsoft Office suite of programmes. Experience of working in a laboratory environment and experience of working with students in a laboratory environment are desirable. Experience with electronics, mechanics or design within a laboratory environment is desirable.