University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Teaching Laboratory Technician

United Kingdom

Closing in 14 days

Teaching Laboratory Technician ECML

Location: Highfield Campus Salary: £29,605 to £33,966 Per annum Full Time Permanent Closing Date: Wednesday 11 October 2023 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 2442423FP

Laboratory Technician in Electronic and Electrical Engineering.

Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Southampton is the UK's top School integrating Computer Science, Electronics, and Electrical Engineering. The subject of Electronics and Electrical Engineering is consistently ranked in the top 10 of UK Universities and in the top 100 globally. The School is expanding its choice of programmes with the subject areas of Biomedical and Aerospace Electronic Engineering recently added.

To assist in the day to day running of our world-class laboratory facilities, used by Undergraduate students to gain practical skills to complement their theoretical studies, a position has arisen for a Laboratory Technician.

You will be preparing the lab for student laboratory exercises and will be responsible for ensuring that all test equipment is functioning correctly. You will be supporting students and staff with technical queries and will be ensuring that there is a stock of the resources required to support lab activities.

You'll have a background in a technical role and an engineering qualification, City & Guilds Level 3, ONC/ OND or HNC/ HND. You'll have excellent communication and organisational skills and be able to work as part of a team and with minimum supervision. You are expected to have excellent practical skills, be enthusiastic, proactive and self-motivated.

The School of Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award in recognition of its continued commitment to improving equality for women in science and engineering. ECS provides a unique, friendly and supportive environment which allows work-life balance. We offer excellent staff development programmes, friendly and supportive work environment, and a mentoring and wellbeing schemes. For more details, visit: https: // www.

The University of Southampton is committed to sustainability and has been awarded the Platinum EcoAward. With access to onsite childcare facilities and a childcare vouchers scheme, our comprehensive benefits package also includes a contributory pension scheme, generous holiday allowance, subsidised health and fitness facilities, a cycle-to-work scheme and a range of discounts. University of Southampton holds a Silver Athena Swan Award.

The University of Southampton is in the top 1% of world universities and in the top 10 of the UK's research-intensive universities.

For details contact Mr Mark Temple, Senior Laboratory Technician [email protected] or Mrs Elizabeth Gill, Laboratory Technician [email protected]

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  • As a university we aim to create an environment where everyone can thrive and are proactive in fostering a culture of inclusion, respect and equality of opportunity. We believe that we can only truly meet our objectives if we are reflective of society, so we are passionate about creating a working environment in which you are free to bring your whole self to work. With a generous holiday allowance as well as additional university closure days we are committed to supporting our staff and students and open to a flexible working approach.

    Apply by midnight on the closing date. For assistance contact Recruitment on +44(0)2380 592750 or [email protected] quoting the job number.


    Job details


    Teaching Laboratory Technician


    University of Southampton


    United Kingdom


    September 14, 2023

    Application deadline

    October 11, 2023

    Job type



    Computer Science,Engineering

    About the employer

    One of the top research universities in the U.K., the University of Southampton is best-known for its innovative learning system. The university is a founding member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities. Originating from Hartley Institution in 1862, Southampton got the university status in 1952.
    The University of Southampton offers undergraduate, postgraduate and foundation year courses in various disciplines. The different departments of the university include the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences, Faculty of Environmental and Life Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and the Faculty of Social Sciences. Apart from the core subjects, Southampton also offers some exclusive areas of study including audiology, acoustical engineering, archaeology, criminology, optoelectronics, and gerontology.

    The university has seven campuses; amongst them, five are in Southampton itself and the other two are in Winchester and Malaysia, respectively. Highfields is the main campus of the University of Southampton. Notably, Southampton is a vibrant city with enormous opportunities. All the seven campuses of the University of Southampton boast of world-class infrastructure. The campuses maintain the most optimized environs for advanced learning. There are hi-tech laboratories, art studios, and libraries on the campuses. The university comprises highly-experienced faculty members who are from the academia as well as respective industries. Further, Southampton maintains collaborations with the leading universities and institutions across the world for student exchange and study-abroad programs.

    The University of Southampton is dedicated to research-oriented education. It has partnered with other universities, government bodies and industries to conduct integrated research and innovation programs. The university is also funded by businesses for commercial research and development. Southampton conducts skill development programs for students catering to the demands of industries. The adaptability and aptitude for evolving technologies are cultivated amongst the students to help them grow as future leaders. Further, the university has a placement cell and maintains tie-ups with industries for the placements of students.

    The University of Southampton features holistic environments for the overall development of the students. Apart from best-in-class academic modules, the university offers ample opportunities to maintain physical fitness and mental well-being. There are sports courts, swimming pools, gymnasiums and cafeterias on the campuses. Further, regular fitness classes, sports meets, cross-disciplinary activities, competitions, cultural events, and fests are organized at the university. The University of Southampton also engages in various social and environmental awareness campaigns. Moreover, students get the opportunity to participate in community development initiatives. The university has the mission to build a better world with innovative minds.

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