Electronics Lab Technician/Demonstrator

University of West London
May 26, 2024
Offerd Salary:£29,786 to £35,589
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Electronics Lab Technician/Demonstrator School of Computing & Engineering

Location: St Mary's Road Salary: £29,786 to £35,589 per annum Release Date: Thursday 25 April 2024 Closing Date: Sunday 26 May 2024 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: COMP0063

The University of West London (UWL) is ranked the best modern university (non-specialist) in London in the Complete University Guide 2023.

We are the top University in the UK for Student Experience and for Teaching Quality in the Times and Sunday Times Complete University Guide 2024 and University of the Year for Social Inclusion in the Daily Mail University Guide 2024.

The UWL community is a diverse body of students and staff who work together to create an environment of success and achievement. We celebrate the diversity of our staff and promote our values in practice through our commitment to inclusivity, progression, and success.

The School

The School of Computing and Engineering is a dynamic and forward looking School with high quality teaching, student experience and research informed teaching at the top of its priority list. The School has strong links with local, national and international partners and employability of graduates is the key to courses that we offer. The School enjoys state-of-the-art equipment and continues to invest heavily in its improvement. We offer a number of courses fully accredited by relevant professional bodies across the board.

The Role

We are seeking a Technician Demonstrator who will be instrumental in maintaining and enhancing the functionality of our engineering labs, within the Civil Engineering group. The ideal candidate will diagnose and repair faulty equipment/components, operate and manage laboratories suchas fluid mechnics, Geotechnics and materials testing. Responsibilities include preparing and setting up lab materials before sessions, adhering to strict health and safety measures to ensure a safe teaching environment. Familiarity with engineering and simulation software (e.g., Matlab, , C/C++, SIMetrix, Arduino IDE, PCB Design Software, ROS) is also desirable.

The Person

The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong technical background in diagnosing and repairing electronic components, with hands-on experience in PCB design and manufacturing. Proficiency in a variety of engineering software and tools is essential, as is the ability to prepare and manage laboratory settings efficiently. A commitment to health and safety standards and experience in component supply management are required. Desirable attributes include familiarity with robotic systems and excellent communication skills, facilitating effective support and guidance to students and staff in a dynamic academic environment.

How to Apply

To apply click on ‘Apply Online' and fill out the application form. Further information about the application process can be found here: https: // jobs.uwl.ac.uk/display.aspx?id=1253&pid=0

Please email [email protected] if you need any assistance with the application process.

Interviews are expected to be held in the week commencing 10th June 2024.

For informal enquiries about the position please contact Phil Cox, Head of SCE, [email protected]

Additional Information

Our department/school is under-represented in terms of staff from BAME (Black, Asian and minority ethnic) backgrounds, of LGBT+ identities, and with disabilities. UWL is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter, and is a Disability Confident Employer as well as a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, particularly those mentioned above to increase diversity in our workforce.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

Please be advised that it is expected that appointment within a grade will normally be at the minimum point.

This post is not available for UWL students.

The University reserves the right to close the vacancy earlier than the published end date should it receive sufficient applications to warrant earlier shortlisting.

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