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Laboratory Technician - QMUL18809

Department: School of Electronic Engineering & Computer Science
Salary: £27,251-£33,615 per annum (Grade 3)
Reference: QMUL18809
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 21-May-2019
Closing date: 20-Jun-2019

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The School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) at Queen Mary University of London is seeking to appoint a laboratory technician for a fixed term position of 6 months' duration to ensure the efficient and uninterrupted running of the technical facility used to support departmental teaching.  Based in the Electronics Teaching Laboratory, the post holder will be expected to develop knowledge and hands on expertise related to the daily operation of the entire facility including, but not limited to, fabrication techniques, specialist instrumentation, IT, and related lab facilities. The post holder will also be responsible for ensuring the safety of all operations and activities that take place with regard to general lab work and will oversee that all personnel adhere to Health and Safety regulations.

To apply, you should have an honours degree (or equivalent experience) in Electronic Engineering or a similar discipline. A Health and Safety qualification or a professional registration, such as IET or IEEE, would be an advantage.  The post requires experience of working with PCB design software, in addition to which a knowledge of PCB fabrication and production techniques and the ability to use CAD tools for PCB production are desirable. It is essential that you have experience of supporting students in the learning process and you must be able to communicate well with a wide range of laboratory users.

The post holder will also be required to work occasional evenings and weekends as the demands of the laboratory activities dictate.

The post is full time for a period of 6 months and is available from September 2019, with the successful candidate required to be in post no later than 16 September. The salary range for the role is £27,251-£33,615 per annum inclusive of London allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave (pro rata) and a pension scheme.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Mr Ho Huen at or by phone: +44 (0)20 7882 5537

Information about the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science is available at

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The closing date for applications is 20 June 2019.  Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.


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