Senior Technician - Electronic Systems

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Engineering and Technology,Electrical and Electronic Engineering,Administrative

Short info about job

Company: University of the West of England, Bristol

Department: Department of Engineering Design & Mathematics

Salary: £28,452 to £32,004 per annum

Hours: Full Time

Contract type: Fixed-Term/Contract

Type / Role: Academic or Research

Phone: +44-1350 6858184

Fax: +44-1559 8531127

E-mail: N\A


Detail information about job Senior Technician - Electronic Systems. Terms and conditions vacancy

The Department of Engineering, Design and Mathematics within the Faculty of Environment and Technology are seeking to appoint a Senior Technician – Electronic Engineering.

The new Health Technology Hub will provide a world-class resource supporting technology development. The Hub will focus on research and development activities relating to product development and testing of health technologies associated with home diagnostics, monitoring and biosensing systems. This role is part of a European (ERDF) funded project led by the University and this position is supported by the 2014-2020 European Regional Development Fund.

The new 900m2 facility will house a new suite of laboratories and associated offices including instrumentation, prototyping and biosensing laboratories. The facility will be used by businesses and researchers, working on a spectrum of projects to develop new products relating to health technology. A key element of the success of the Hub will be the technical support for the Hub which will be led by two senior technicians – one with an electronic engineering and a second with a biosciences background.

It is essential that you have a Degree in electronic engineering or equivalent experience and can demonstrate broad based experience as an electronics technician with a proven technical ability in electronic circuit design and prototyping.

UWE Bristol is an ambitious university. Together, our people are working hard to advance knowledge, inspire people and transform futures. We are looking for people with the skills and ambition to help us achieve those aims.

We are a well-established university, with over 27,000 students, 250,000 alumni and 3,000 staff. Students come to study with us from all over the UK, as well as from 140 different countries around the world, making this a diverse and interesting place to come and study.

Bristol itself is a hub of social and cultural activity. A place with a strong, creative and fiercely independent mindset. A city with a buzzing music scene, great restaurants and interesting business ventures. It’s not surprising Bristol is consistently named as one of the best places to live and work in the UK.

Other benefits, in addition to salary:

  • a generous holiday allowance of 27 Days
  • up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year in addition;
  • flexible working;
  • excellent defined benefit pension schemes;
  • option to participate in the cycle to work scheme;
  • family friendly policies;
  • onsite nursery at our Frenchay Campus;
  • option to purchase childcare vouchers.

This post is based at our lively Frenchay campus where we have invested in the latest facilities and resources to give our students access to everything they need to succeed – with £300m being spent on new state-of-the-art learning spaces and accommodation between now and 2020 to enhance our offer even further. Frenchay campus is within close proximity to excellent motorway links and within walking distance of two train stations, making UWE Frenchay Campus the ideal place to work for those wishing to commute to Bristol.

Please see the attached full job description and person specification for the role.

If you have any queries or would like an informal discussion, please contact Janice Kiely on 0117 3282606 or email to: [email protected]

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