Senior Technician in Robotics and Autonomous Systems (NERIC)

University of Salford
December 14, 2022
Offerd Salary:£35,333 - £42,155
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Contract Type:Fixed Term Anticipat
Working Time:Full time
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Opportunity ID


Opportunity Closing Date

14/12/2022, 23:55

Primary Location

Salford - Frederick Road Campus

School or Business Unit

School of Science, Engineering & Environment

Contract Type

Full Time Fixed Term

Anticipated end date Anticipated end date - year

December 2024


£35,333 - £42,155


Join us, in the North of England Robotics Innovation Centre Team at the University of Salford!

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Technician to join North of England Robotics Innovation Centre (NERIC) Team, developing robotic and automated solutions.

We are seeking Senior Technician to effectively oversee and lead the Specialist Technician team. This will include supporting the design and execution of projects, development of Health and Safety standards, overseeing installation of equipment and engagement with businesses in support of their projects. The NERIC specialist technical team will have a day-to-day responsibility for laboratories and will work closely with academic and professional services colleagues to ensure appropriate provision of technical resources.

Take a look for yourself at NERIC and see what amazing things you could be part of here.

For more information or an informal discussion, please contact We welcome part time and full time applicants for this post.

The University of Salford and NERIC

Currently undergoing transformational change, The University of Salford is positioning itself at the leading edge of higher education institutions in this country.

As part of this North of England Robotics Innovation Centre (NERIC) will be an internationally acclaimed research and innovation ‘go-to' facility and provider of Robotics / AI solutions for SMEs; housing robotics, manufacturing labs, a healthcare robotics laboratory, an industrial collaboration space and a smart mobility laboratory and will serve as a hub for the University of Salford's robotics and automation specialists who are looking to work with SMEs around the country to provide solution development, design, testing and validation of digital innovation.

We will focus on the needs of SMEs, providing the facilities, expertise and equipment, to help introduce new technologies in innovative ways.

Life at the University of Salford

Supporting diversity and inclusion is at the heart of our community and we want our colleagues to reflect the diversity in our campus. As such, we welcome applications from candidates who might need to work flexibly, as well as those from underrepresented groups. We want our team to be a mix of people and skills, where everyone feels they have a voice and are able to succeed.

We continue to operate informal hybrid working arrangements and are open to a mix of remote and campus-based working. There will definitely be a requirement for you to be on campus at times, but how that mix of remote and onsite works will predominately be down to you to decide – we want you to manage your own time and commitments! We will discuss this with you as part of the selection process.

What's in it for you?

  • Competitive salary - and excellent defined benefit pension scheme.
  • Free Christmas annual leave - extra free days off at Christmas during the University shutdown
  • Professional development - a comprehensive package of personal development opportunities to help you achieve your full potential
  • Discounts, discounts and more discounts! take full advantage of working in Higher Education and use your Totum student discount card to get money off your favourite things all along the high street
  • Wellbeing support - dedicated services and facilities to support your mental and physical health, ranging from an Employee Assistance Programme and counselling to sports and fitness facilities, including discounted gym memberships.
  • Greater Manchester - Live and work in one of the most vibrant regions in the UK, a hot spot of digital innovation, excellent schools and colleagues, and with affordable city, suburban and rural living options to suit a wide range of lifestyle choices.
  • However you identify, whatever your pathway has been to get here, come and join us at the University of Salford where we are all proud to belong watch us in action here!

    NERIC Snr Technician JD MPF4080 (002).pdf – 205KB

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