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Head of Electronics Workshop

Salary:   £35,326 to £40,927
Closing Date:   Friday 15 July 2022
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  A3757

The Physics department wishes to recruit a person to manage its small team of electronics technicians. This is a key role in the technical team providing line management, guidance and development to the electronics team, whilst also providing hands-on repair, maintenance and development for the electronic equipment in the department. You will interact with all members of the Department including academic staff, researchers, post graduate students and undergraduate students undertaking projects interpreting their requirements and providing solutions.   

You will have a proven track record of design and development of bespoke electronic solutions using analogue and digital technologies. You will have strong fault-finding and troubleshooting experience with complex systems and equipment. You will be computer literate, able to use electronic circuit design software and have experience of printed circuit board production.   You will also be a member of the Department’s health & safety committee providing guidance on the relevant legislation to the department.    

We are committed to family-friendly and flexible working policies on an individual basis, as well as the Athena SWAN Charter, which recognises and celebrates good employment practice undertaken to address gender equality in higher education and research.   

Informal enquiries are encouraged and can be made to:  Shonah Ion (Departmental Superintendent),

General information about the Department can be found at Physics and we welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.  

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We are committed to family-friendly and flexible working policies on an individual basis. The University recognises and celebrates good employment practice undertaken to address all inequality in higher education.


We warmly welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of their age, religion, gender identity or expression, race, disability or sexual orientation, and are committed to promoting diversity, and equality of opportunity.

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