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Job searching is often regarded as a laborious task by many candidates, including people in the technical workforce, who simply do not have the time to search an array of websites and platforms to find opportunities, and deciding whether to make an application based on the available information. 
 
Our offer to candidates - we screen a selection of the latest technician job adverts to provide candidates with an overview of essential key requirements of the post, to help reduce job search time and aid quick application decision-making. 
 
Our offer to recruiters and employers - an opportunity for recruiters and employers to advertise technical jobs on our website to reach over 9,000 technicians in the HEaTED network at UK higher education. All adverts with HEaTED will have a company logo and will remain on our website for up to 8 weeks. HEaTED network members’ receive 50% discount. To find out more, contact us.
 
 
  • Keele University logo Keele University


    Job Title: Head of Technical Services

    Location: Keele

    Salary: Grade 8 Starting Salary £42,036

    Contract type: Permanent

    Closing date: 10 March 2019

    Overview of essential key requirements:

    Qualifications:
    Educated to degree level in a science subject or equivalent professional qualification.

    Skills:
    Leadership and management in a complex scientific context. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to provide visible and supportive leadership. Excellent planning and organisation skills with the ability to manage project and resource requirements to meet user needs. Ability to analyse complex situations, explore, evaluate and recommend potential solutions and take decisions.

    Experience:
    Significant experience leading a diverse technical team. Resource management including the introduction, development and operation of specialist technical resources. Substantial knowledge of scientific technical services, compliance and regulations. Experience of implementing and managing effective procedures and systems of work. Project management, change and stakeholder management and health and safety management.



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  • University of Cambridge

    University of Cambridge logo
    Job Title: Technical Developer (Web) 

    Location: Cambridge

    Salary:  £30,395 to £39,609 per annum

    Contract type: Permanent

    Closing date: 15 February 2019

    Overview of essential key requirements:

    Qualifications:
    Educated to degree level or equivalent software development experience.

    Skills:
    Software development and design, project management skills, stakeholder analysis and research, software testing and reporting and service delivery and debugging. Drupal, including custom module and theme development and strong PHP skills. Working with CRM systems (ThankQ, CiviCRM), working with version control (GIT) and issue management tools (JIRA) and writing complex SQL for data analysis, migration and integrity testing. 

    Experience:
    Proven ability to design, code and deliver secure complex software solutions to tight deadlines. Experience of working in a complex information technology environment with multiple integrated systems. Ability to keep up with cutting edge technologies and apply them to produce high quality and innovative solutions to business problems and working with business analysts and subject matter experts to deliver effective websites and web-based applications. 


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  • University of Plymouth


    Job Title: Technical Assistant in Biological Services Unit(s)

    Location: Plymouth

    Salary: £17,079 to £19,202 per annum

    Contract type: Permanent

    Closing date: 17 February 2019 

    Overview of essential key requirements:

    Qualifications:
    An appropriate (NVQ/BTEC level 3) or equivalent in a relevant subject, plus Animal care qualifications at Level 2 and knowledge of A(SP)A Act 1986 Legislation and 3R’s (Refinement, Replacement, Reduction) are desirable.

    Skills:
    Ability to engage with students and colleagues in a courteous and constructive manner, prioritise and complete work to deadlines, carry out routine techniques supporting work in the relevant discipline and understand and follow safety procedures. Applicants must be able to work a flexible schedule.

    Experience:
    Experience required for the role is typically gained through work-based training.

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  • Falmouth University


    Job Title: Senior Technician: Camera & Lighting

    Location: Penryn, Cornwall

    Salary:  £27,830 - £31,302 per annum 

    Contract type: Permanent

    Closing date: 20 February 2019

    Overview of essential key requirements:

    Qualifications:
    Relevant degree or equivalent qualification or industrial experience plus substantial demonstrable recent experience in one or more identified technical specialisms, i.e. camera and lighting operation and possession of the IOSH qualification or a willingness to complete.

    Skills:
    Able to work and engage with a variety of stakeholders including students, academic staff and industry partners. Must have skills in relationship management, excellent communication and problem solving skills as well as being able to work flexibly and independently.

    Experience:
    Experience of curriculum support and assessment of technical aspects and up to date knowledge of related technical practice. Ability to service and maintain technical facilities, equipment and processes with a commitment to continual specialist development, recent experience of Health & Safety practice and legislation and experience of performing risk assessments in appropriate technical environment.

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  • University of College London

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    Job Title: Confocal Technician

    Location: London

    Salary: £43,884 to £51,769 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance

    Contract type: Fixed-Term/Contract

    Closing date: 24 February 2019

    Overview of essential key requirements:

    Qualifications:
    PhD in Biological or Physical Sciences, proven extensive knowledge of computer programing using a number of computer languages and extensive knowledge of research techniques and methodologies.

    Skills:
    Leadership, management and influencing skills. Excellent communication skill with the ability to advise other research staff/students on experiment design and construction. Ability to conduct, record and analyse experiments. Demonstrable ability to process multidimensional imaging data from a variety of imaging platforms for downstream analysis and understanding of the inner workings of a confocal, super-resolution and lightsheet microscope.

    Experience:
    Extensive operational experience in the use of multi-dimensional dimensional imaging systems, computer programing and experience of working in a technical role in a research environment. Familiar with interdisciplinary working, use of multi-dimensional spectral techniques in macromolecular structure determination, working with non-linear imaging techniques such as multiphoton and Raman microscopy and experience of working in the higher education sector is desirable.

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  • University of Bedfordshire

    University of Bedfordshire
    Job Title: Technician - Sport and Exercise Science

    Location: Bedford

    Salary:  £22,658 per annum

    Contract type: Permanent

    Closing date: 20 February 2019

    Overview of essential key requirements:

    Qualifications:
    A good first degree in Sport & Exercise Science or a related discipline.

    Skills:
    Ability to work independently, use of initiative and decision-making skills. Excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills (including facilitation and networking). First Aid and Blood Collection trained or willing and able to train. IT literate, demonstrable ability to meet deadlines, team working ability with a professional and flexible approach to work.

    Experience:
    An excellent level of knowledge in the area of sport, health and exercise science as well as knowledge of current debates and developments in relation to Sport, Health and Exercise Science. Recent experience of providing technical support in a Sport & Exercise Science laboratory within a HE environment, experience of Health and Safety issues, including experience of Risk and COSHH assessments. Knowledge of Biochemistry procedures associated with Sport, Health & Exercise Science is desirable.


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  • University of Surrey


    Job Title: Technical Services Manager (School of Biosciences & Medicine)

    Location: Guildford

    Salary:  £40,792 to £48,677 per annum

    Contract type: Permanent

    Closing date: 28 February 2018

    Overview of essential key requirements:

    Qualifications:
    HND, University degree, possible a professional qualification plus broad work-experience in relevant technical/scientific role.

    Skills:
    Must demonstrate communication, adaptability, planning and organising, problem solving and decision making skills. As well as, leadership, management and development skills, ability to be adaptable, creative and analytical.

    Experience:
    Significant relevant technical knowledge and experience in biomedical or related field, understanding of health and safety legislation, specialised software knowledge, working in / managing specialist technical facilities, familiarity with ACDP regulations and guidelines for biological hazards.


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