Technical Assistant

University of Southampton
February 28, 2024
Offerd Salary:£22,681
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Contract Type:Fixed Term until 27/
Working Time:Full time
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Technical Assistant Fibre and Communication Group

Location: Highfield Campus Salary: £22,681 per annum Full Time Fixed Term until 27/09/2024 Closing Date: Wednesday 28 February 2024 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 2627624PN

This post will play a key role in supporting academic staff by carrying out essential routine tasks in the Communication Systems laboratory in the ORC.

For this post, it will be desirable to have essential experience of working in a laboratory environment and relevant knowledge of preparing experimental configurations that are useful in a research project. Please see Job specification for further details.

You should also be able to demonstrate a sound understanding of the Health and Safety regulations that govern safe working in a laboratory environment, have a basic knowledge of recycling and sustainability and be prepared to show initiative to achieve our goals.

The University is a signatory of the Technician Commitment and a partner affiliate of the National Technician Development Centre (NTDC). We are committed to supporting our technical staff and offer a wide range of opportunities including networking, mentoring, training, professional registration and career development. We really value all our technical staff and recognise the broad range of skills they have in support of education, research and enterprise activities. By joining you will be part of a bigger technical community, offering support and guidance.

We are proactive in fostering a culture of inclusion, respect and equality of opportunity. We select candidates on the basis of merit and ability and aspire to thrive in the diversity of our workplace. We welcome applications from all candidates with an interest in the role and those who are committed to helping us create an inclusive work environment. We encourage applications from candidates from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities, people who identify as LGBTQ+; and people with disabilities.

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  • Job Description and Person Specification
  • We are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and welcome applicants who support our mission of inclusivity.

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    Apply by midnight on the closing date. For assistance contact Recruitment on +44(0)2380 592750 or [email protected] quoting the job number.


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