Loughborough University

Loughborough University

Computer Science Technician

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Computer Science Technician

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Technical Services grade 5 from £27979 to £32982 per annum. Subject to annual pay award.

Job description

School of Science

Full time annd open ended.

‘We are seeking to appoint a highly skilled and experienced technical tutor to support computational activities across the departments in the School of Science (Computer Science, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematical Sciences and Mathematics Education).

Within the Science technical team, the Computer Science Technician will work closely with the Technical Tutors to provide support to staff and students in the use of computational facilities and to exploit new technologies to develop innovative tools and resources. The post holder will be involved in the development and maintenance of devices to support teaching and research (such as robots and embedded systems), development and implementation of bespoke computer programs and providing technical support for student projects.

The successful candidate will be a self-motivated individual, who is able to work independently and is keen to continuously research and learn new technologies. The Computer Science Technician will be required to provide support across a number of projects, with competing deadlines and demands on their time. They will deploy their in-depth knowledge of technical practices, methods and procedures gained through experience and/or formal qualification to provide high quality technical support.

Informal enquiries should be made to Steve Elliott, Technical Facilities Manager by email on [email protected] or by phone on +44 (0) 1509 222595'

Closing date for applications is 01/12/2023, please follow the link for further info.

Job details


Computer Science Technician


Loughborough University


United Kingdom


November 16, 2023

Application deadline

December 01, 2023

Job type



Computer Science,Engineering,Physics

About the employer

The history of Loughborough University can be traced back to the establishment of a small technical institute in 1909. Originally, Loughborough University of Technology provided education only in technical subjects like art and science. The university was given its current name in 1996. Currently, the university has 22 academic schools and departments, over 100 research groups, institutes and centers, and over 35 professional services, teams.

Located in the center of Loughborough, UK, the university campus covers an area of 440 acres. The campus has a world-class infrastructure and provides a plethora of facilities like huge lecture theatres, a well-stocked library, well-equipped laboratories, an extensive IT network, a conference center, excellent accommodation, and Loughborough Students' Union. The university also has an arts center, a bank, a health center, two theatres, restaurants, and some shops. Also, it provides the students with excellent sports facilities. The university has a postgraduate campus in London too. Both the campuses have won many awards and rankings for the facilities they offer.

Loughborough University offers numerous undergraduate, doctoral and postgraduate programs in various fields like accounts, finance, engineering, sciences, architecture, business, computer science, management, mathematics, languages, sports, economics, arts, social sciences, media, and psychology. The university houses more than 17,000 students and over 3,700 staff members. It is a member of a renowned international academic network, UNITECH International, and has collaborations with many international institutions like MIT, IIT Delhi, and Nanyang Technological University. It also has strong links with many funding agencies and sponsors like the Brunei High Commission, the Libyan Embassy, Oman Cultural Attaché Office and the Chevening Organization. The university equips the students with the skills and knowledge required to improve their employability and offers them plenty of outstanding career opportunities.

Loughborough University has a large network of alumni. There are more than 178,000 alumni across 169 countries. Sir Peter Bonfield is BT Group's former chief executive. Lord Sebastian Coe is an Olympic athlete well-known for holding the world marathon record. Paula Radcliffe is Williams Formula One team's Head of Vehicle Performance and Rob Smedley's former race engineer. Malcolm Sayer is a successful car and aircraft designer. Rosalind Ayres is a popular English actress. Tanni Grey-Thompson is a television presenter, Welsh politician, and a former wheelchair racer. Clive Woodward used to be an English rugby player and served as the coach for the England rugby team from 1997-2004. There are lots of other distinguished and notable names linked to the university.

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