Laboratory Manager for the Phonetics Laboratory

University of Oxford
July 12, 2024
Offerd Salary:£32,332- £38,205
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Contract Type:Fixed-term contract
Working Time:Full time
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Laboratory Manager for the Phonetics Laboratory

Phonetics Laboratory, 41 Wellington Square, Oxford, OX1 2JF

Faculty of Linguistics, Philology, and Phonetics

Fixed-term contract for 2 years, part time (18.75 hours per week / 50% of full-time)

This new role has been created to support the work of the Phonetics Laboratory. The post holder will work closely with the Director and Administrator of the Phonetics Laboratory to ensure the smooth running of the laboratory facilities, including the maintenance of hardware and software, and provide support for general work in the area as well as work on specific research projects. The post holder will also help to train students and postdoctoral researchers in using the facilities and help to ensure the smooth move into and work within the new lab facility in the Schwarzman Centre.

Key responsibilities:

• provide technical expertise and assistance with setting-up and using analogue and digital audio and other electronic equipment;

• assist in running experiments;

• advise on equipment specification, purchasing, replacement, and repairs; possibly perform minor electronics repairs;

• provide expertise and support with essential, related specialist computer hardware and software for capture, processing, and storage of audio and physiological signals relating to speech;

• support research activities by staff and students in the Laboratory;

• assist with the training of students and research staff in experimental work and the practical use of phonetics laboratory equipment;

• assist in the relocation of the Phonetics Laboratory to a new site;

• accept delegated responsibility for safe laboratory practice;

• create straightforward user guides and develop Standard Operating Procedures for laboratory and fieldwork equipment.

Further information on this role can be found in the job description.

The University offers very generous benefits, some of which are:

• Generous holiday allowance including bank holidays

• Membership of the Oxford staff pension scheme

• Discounted bus travel

• Subsidised catering

• Cycle loan scheme

Please note this is an onsite role with some flexibility regarding hours and days of work.

Applicants must have the Right to Work within the UK as this position may not amount to enough points under the points-based immigration system.

For further guidance and support, please visit https: // www. to-apply.

The closing date for applications is 12 July 2024 at 12.00 noon.

Contact Person : Prof.John Coleman Vacancy ID : 173654 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 12-Jul-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 6 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : £32,332- £38,205 (pro-rata)

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