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Specialist Technician (SEEDPOD)

Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering

Location:  Boldrewood Campus
Salary:   £30,942 to £38,017
Full Time Fixed Term (12 Months)
Closing Date:  Saturday 28 November 2020
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1291120DA-R

Specialist Technician (UAV designer) - CASCADE programme grant

You will join our specialist team specialising in unmanned Aerial vehicle research.

To be successful you will have substantial experience in one of the following areas: airframe design, structural analysis, avionics and electrical systems, control and communication, aerodynamics and dynamic loads, with proven experience of successfully planning and progressing work activities. Along with experience with engineering design and analysis software: SolidWorks, ANSYS, Fluent, EAGLE, or equivalent.

Equality, diversity and Inclusion is central to the ethos in the School of Engineering. We particularly encourage women, Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME), LGBT and disabled applicants to apply for this position. In recognition of our continued commitment to improving equality for women in science we were awarded an Athena SWAN bronze in 2013 and 2016.   We give full consideration to applicants that wish to work flexibly including part-time and due consideration will be given to applicants who have taken a career break. The University has a generous maternity policy*, onsite childcare facilities

The University of Southampton is in the top 1% of world universities and in the top 10 of the UK’s research-intensive universities. The University of Southampton is committed to sustainability and being a globally responsible university and has recently been awarded the Platinum EcoAward.  Our vision is to embed the principles of sustainability into all aspects of our individual and collective work, integrating sustainable development into our business planning, policy-making, and professional activities.  This commits all of our staff and students to take responsibility for managing their activities to minimise harm to the environment, whether this through switching off non-essential electrical equipment or using the recycling facilities.

*subject to qualifying criteria

Application Procedure  

You should submit your completed online application form at https://jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Charlene Tyson (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2750 or email recruitment@soton.ac.uk.  Please quote reference 1291120DA-R on all correspondence. 

Athena SWAN Bronze Award holder: Faculty of Engineering

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We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.


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