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Teaching Laboratory Technician


Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £20,675 to £24,461
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Thursday 10 December 2020
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1309620FP

Come and change the world for the better 

You will play a pivotal role in providing technical support to our engineers of the future .. our students. Personally, you will be setting up and maintaining laboratory apparatus, maintaining and replenishing components and materials. Additional training will be provided to develop the skills base required for this multi-facetted post

This is a truly immersive role that works at the very heart of our student experience - think you can help assist the next generation of Engineers and Scientists? Then get in touch - we want to meet you.

In return we will offer you:-

- career development as we know this is important to you so will ensure you have opportunities to enhance your skills. 

- pleasant working environment

- we are committed to work-life balance 

- offer an excellent contributory pension scheme

- 20 days holiday rising to 24 after 4 years plus 8 bank holidays and 6 additional holidays (closure days)

- subsidised health and fitness facilities on-site; cycle to work scheme

- a range of discounts which include restaurants, retail outlets and entertainment

Equality, diversity and Inclusion is central to the ethos in the School of Electronics and Computer Science. We particularly encourage women, Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME), LGBT and disabled applicants to apply for this position. We are committed to improving equality for women in science and have been successful in achieving an  Athena SWAN bronze award in April 2020.   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

 For more information about this role, please contact Mr David Oakley via 

Application Procedure  

You should submit your completed online application form at 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  Please quote reference 1309620FP on all correspondence. 

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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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