Technical Officer, Electronic & Microelectronic Engineering

University College Cork
July 30, 2024
Offerd Salary:€48,872 - €60,628
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Technical Officer, Electronic & Microelectronic Engineering

Permanent Whole-time Post

Applications are invited for the above permanent whole-time post in the School of Engineering and Architecture, dedicated to the Discipline of Electrical & Electronic Engineering. The post-holder will support the delivery of School teaching and research activities in Engineering, including maintenance and operability of teaching laboratories; planning, preparing, developing, delivering and assisting the running of undergraduate and postgraduate laboratory classes; support research activities; supervision, training and routine maintenance of laboratory equipment in the School; implementation of and monitoring of safety procedures and risk assessments within the School. A particular focus in the duties will be on maintaining a Linux-based network (approximately 50 computers/servers/data storage etc.) and associated tasks (management of user accounts and Linux network security aspects, electronic design automation tools: installing, license management, configuring, maintaining, interacting with suppliers, etc.). It will also involve the operation of teaching and project labs relating to electronic circuits, for the design and preparation of electronic circuits at a range of levels, from fundamental up to advanced. The latter includes embedded systems and integrated circuit design using specialist state of-the-art software. The ideal candidate will have a degree in electrical/electronic/ microelectronic/computer engineering and demonstrable experience in the above- mentioned duties. The TO will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and a high level of organisational ability will be required. The TO will have the ability to quickly identify and find solutions to problems, sometimes under time pressure; and the ability and willingness to work successfully on their own initiative or as part of a team as required.

The Technical Officer will report to the Head of School, with day-to-day operational line management via the Chief Technical Officer.

Please note that Garda vetting and/or an international police clearance check may form part of the selection process.

For an information package including full details of the post, selection criteria and application process see https: // The University, at its discretion, may undertake to make an additional appointment(s) from this competition following the conclusion of the process.

For informal discussion on the post, contact Professor Jorge Oliveira, Head of School of Engineering and Architecture, email: [email protected]

Further information on the School is available at https: // www.

University College Cork is committed to being a fully inclusive global university which actively recruits, supports and retains colleagues from all sectors of society. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) are core values under our Strategic Plan. UCC holds a Bronze Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advancing equality in higher education. We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the communities they represent. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of age, care-giving status, disability, ethnicity, gender and/or gender identity or expression status, nationality, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion/creed, and/or sexual orientation. We are committed to supporting all staff through flexible working schemes, family-friendly policies, training and development, and staff networks. We value the enrichment that comes from a diverse community and seek to promote equality, prevent discrimination and protect the human rights of each individual in line with equality legislation. We encourage applicants to consult our Dignity and Respect Policy and learn more about our EDI related initiatives .

Appointment may be made on the Technical Officer Salary Scale: €46,473– €63,706 (Scale B) / €48,872 - €60,628 (Scale A)

Salary placement on appointment will be in accordance with public sector pay policy .

We encourage you to reach out to us directly should you require assistance or reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process.

Applications must be submitted online via the University College Cork vacancy portal (https: // Queries relating to the online application process should be referred to [email protected], quoting the job-title.

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Tuesday 30th July 2024

No late applications will be accepted.


Please note that an appointment to posts advertised will be dependent on University approval, together with the terms of the employment control framework for the higher education sector

Contact Person : Prof Jorge Oliveira Contact Email : [email protected] Job ID : 077911 Contact Number : Close Date : 30-Jul-2024 12:00

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