Research Technician in CNC fabrication

Lancaster University
June 30, 2024
Offerd Salary:£25,138 to £28,759
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Research Technician in CNC fabrication

School of Engineering Location: Bailrigg, Lancaster, UK Salary: £25,138 to £28,759 (Full time, indefinite with end date contract) Closing Date: Sunday 30 June 2024 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 0636-24

We wish to appoint a motivated technician, with good CNC milling and lathe experience, to join a world leading research group in fabrication of high precision metal structures.

You will contribute to the fabrication of parts by manual and CNC milling and CNC lathe. Training will be given where needed.

You will be offered further training and support in precision cutting, part inspection, polishing and other processes by our specialists, to develop new high qualifying skills.

You will work in an exciting international environment with substantial development opportunities and collaborate with top institutions and companies worldwide.

The research aims to produce traveling wave tubes, that are electronic devices made of metal parts fabricated by CNC milling and lathe and assembled by different high precision joining techniques, such as diffusion bonding, laser welding, brazing (for more info https://

The research is led by Professor Claudio Paoloni.

The School of Engineering is recognised for international excellence and world-leading research. The School is ranked highly in national league tables. The School has strong links with industry nationwide and works with a portfolio of hundreds of SMEs in the north-west of England alone, supported by the in-house Lancaster Product Development Unit (LPDU).

The School of Engineering provides an environment that aims to meet the personal needs of each member of staff. All new staff are provided with mentoring and support. We are committed to family-friendly and flexible working policies and seek to promote a healthy work-life balance. The University is a charter member of Athena SWAN and has held a Bronze award since 2008, in recognition of good employment practice to address gender equality in higher education and research. The School achieved its own Athena SWAN Bronze award in 2018, renewed in 2023. It is a full time appointment (12 months) with possibility to be part time and of future extension.

For informal enquiries you are very welcome to contact Professor Claudio Paoloni

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