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Laboratory Technician, Robotics

Electronic Engineering
Based at
University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
Contract status
Fixed term
24,983 to 30,688 a year
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Role Description

The Department of Electronic Engineering is looking to appoint a full time Laboratory Technician to work within the Electronic Engineering technical team, primarily in the Robotics area, supporting teaching,research and administration. The role will be specifically supporting the EPSRC grant titled "Autonomous Robot Evolution: Cradle to Grave”, which is a collaboration between York, the University of the West of England and Napier University.

The role will report to the Technical Services Support Manager and will cover duties both in the robotics laboratory and in the main departmental laboratories. You will have previous experience of working in a technical support role and as part of a team. Accuracy and attention to detail is essential, as are excellent oral and written communication and good interpersonal skills.

You should have an HNC or equivalent in Electronic Engineering or a related subject, an excellent understanding of electronic components and technologies, test and measurement equipment, as well as knowledge of software development using programming languages such as C, C++, Java and Python. You should have a good knowledge of robotic systems, (hardware and software) and in addition to electro-mechanical skills, you should have an ability to repair and maintain standard laboratory equipment.

Salary will be within the range £24,983 to £25,728 per annum, on grade 5 of the University’s salary scales. The post is full-time and the hours of work are 37 per week. The post is available from 1 August 2018 for a period of four years.

Enquiries can be made to Mr Andy White, TSS Manager on 01904 322412,

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