The Faculty of Engineering and Design is looking to appoint a Senior Technician to provide support to our instrumentation and electronics team, covering both teaching and research activities. 

The successful applicant will be responsible for providing electronics and software support to staff and students as required for various project activities. A broad general knowledge of electronics hardware and software development is essential. The role will also require a good understanding of data acquisition and control systems, including associated hardware.

You will work closely with customers in order to identify and understand their requirements, and to deliver innovative solutions to satisfy these. As part of the Instrumentation team, you will work with technical staff and other colleagues across the Faculty to maintain and deliver a high quality support service to the teaching and research efforts of the university’s engineering departments.

Applicants should be qualified to GCSE level and ideally hold a BTEC Higher National Certificate / Diploma level in a relevant subject and be able to demonstrate competence and experience in programming at a systems level. Previous experience of working within a higher education or research environment would be an advantage.

The University of Bath, voted ‘Best Campus University’ in 2014, is set amongst green fields overlooking the world-heritage city of Bath – with the city centre only 1 mile from campus. On-site you will find all the local amenities you could ask for including shops, restaurants, cafes, banks & the world-class Sports Training Village. It is an innovative, successful & rewarding place to work & develop your career. Other benefits include a generous leave entitlement, pension schemes and a wide range of learning & development opportunities and various staff benefits.

For an informal discussion about the position, please contact Mr Chris Carey, Technical Manager tel 01225 383650, e mail – [email protected] or Mr Vijay Rajput, Technical Supervisor tel 01225386367 or e mail – [email protected] 

What we can offer you:

Our campus is surrounded by beautiful countryside, and the City of Bath with its historic charm and social activity only a short distance away creates an excellent environment in which to work. 

We are:

  • a family friendly workplace 
  • open to exploring flexible working opportunities which benefit you and the University. 
  • recognising of the talents of our diverse workforce through an excellent reward package 
  • encouraging of your personal and professional development
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    We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated , respected and encouraged. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds leads to a better environment for our employees and students, creating a learning environment and organisational culture that enhances  health and wellbeing across our community. We are very proud to have recently received Ambassadors for Autism certification and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

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