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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
 
 
  • University College Dublin


    Job Title: Technical officer

    Location: Dublin, Ireland

    Salary:  €37,697 – €50,046 per annum

    Contract type: Permanent

    Closing date: 31 July 2018

    Overview of essential key requirements:

    Qualifications:
    Honours degree in chemistry/chemical sciences (for individuals who commenced in UCD post-November 2006); NCEA diploma or equivalent (for individuals who commenced in UCD pre-November 2006)

    Skills:
    Excellent skills in laboratory techniques, IT, Strong organisation, Communication, Time management, Record keeping, SOPs, Risk assessment, Teamwork and independent work, Creativity, Initiative

    Experience:
    Previously worked in an educational setting; Experience in Organic, Medicinal, Inorganic, Physical-chemistry techniques; Experience in supporting research activities

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  • University of Leeds


    Job Title: Engineering Technician

    Location: Leeds

    Salary:  £26,495 – £31,604 per annum

    Contract type: Permanent

    Closing date: 5 August 2018

    Overview of essential key requirements:

    Qualifications:
    A minimum of a mechanical engineering-based HNC, City & Guilds or BTEC level 4 in mechanical engineering or hold equivalent qualifications and experience.

    Skills:
    Skills in conventional precision machining and fitting; including but not limited to turning, milling, drilling, grinding and polishing machines and assembly skills. Communication and interpersonal skills, IT and problem-solving skills.

    Experience:
    Extensive practical experience of conventional precision machining and fitting. Proven practical experience in a mechanical engineering related environment.

    Full job specification
     

  • Cardiff University


    Job Title: Laboratory Manager

    Location: Cardiff

    Salary:  £41,212 - £47,722 per annum

    Contract type: Fixed-Term/Contract

    Closing date: 5 August 2018

    Overview of essential key requirements:

    Qualifications:
    Degree/NVQ 4 or equivalent Professional membership/experience.

    Skills:
    Setting up and develop laboratory systems and procedures; customer service, communication and team working; Planning, analysis and problem-solving.

    Experience:
    Substantial experience of managing a section consisting of one or more teams. Experience in general molecular, microbiological and cell culture aseptic working techniques. Experience of managing several teams, balancing multiple objectives and priorities, and dealing with performance and welfare issues.




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  • University of Sussex


    Job Title: New Studio Technician (Journalism)

    Location: Falmer

    Salary:  £24,983 - £28,936 per annum

    Contract type: Permanent

    Closing date: 14 August 2018

    Overview of essential key requirements:

    Qualifications:
    Relevant experience in media labs, television and radio studios.

    Skills:
    Demonstrable IT skills – Adobe Creative Suite: Premiere and Audition. Demonstrable production skills – use and operation of audio desks; vision mixers, lighting rigs, ENG cameras and mobile broadcast devices. Numerate and literate with good oral and written English communication skills. Good organisational and prioritisation skills.

    Experience:
    Relevant experience in media labs, television and radio studios. Experience in development within a Mac and Windows-based environment. Experience in providing teaching support in an HE environment. 




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  • University of Plymouth


    Job Title: Senior Technician (Computing)

    Location: Plymouth

    Salary:  £24,983 - £28,936 per annum

    Contract type: Permanent

    Closing date: 15 August 2018

    Overview of essential key requirements:

    Qualifications:
    HND or equivalent in a relevant subject area.

    Skills:
    Demonstrable practical skills in Computing and software programming. Ability to engage students and colleagues and motivate and inspire them to perform at their best. Ability to prioritise and complete work to deadlines. Communicate complex information to staff and students. Ability to work as an active team member in academia. Good communication skills.

    Experience:
    A significant period of relevant work experience. Able to demonstrate a significant level of knowledge in the areas of computing with an emphasis on Apple Mac and Microsoft Windows system administration. Working knowledge of software programming methodologies.

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  • University of Southampton


    Job Title: Instrumentation Designer Engineer (Specialist Technician)

    Location: Southampton

    Salary:  £29,799 - £36,613 per annum

    Contract type: Fixed-Term/Contract

    Closing date: 16 August 2018

    Overview of essential key requirements:

    Qualifications:
    Skill level equivalent to the achievement of HND, Degree, NVQ4 or basic professional qualification.

    Skills:
    Planning and organising, problem solving and initiative, management and teamwork, communicating and influencing, and computer literate.

    Experience:
    Proven experience with the work practices in an electronics design and testing facility. Significant experience within mixed-mode circuit design, embedded electronics design and testing, integrated circuits design and testing, and sensors instrumentation.

    Full job specification
     

  • QUEEN's University Belfast


    Job Title: Technician (Genomics)

    Location: Belfast

    Salary:  £27,285 per annum

    Contract type: Fixed-Term/Contract

    Closing date: 15 August 2018

    Overview of essential key requirements:

    Qualifications:
    Academic and/or vocational qualifications ie HND/HNC or NVQ level 4 in a relevant subject (or equivalent, i.e. Biomedical Science, Immunology, Molecular Biology, Genetics, and Biochemistry)

    Skills:
    Problem-solving, basic computer, communication and interpersonal and ability to demonstrate standard equipment and techniques. 

    Experience:
    4 years’ experience within a Health Science laboratory that includes molecular genetics/pathology; experience with PCR, RQ-PCR and NGS; experience in a CPA/UKAS environment or other relevant accredited environment; experience with clinical samples for molecular analysis. 


    Full job specification
     

  • University of Glasgow


    Job Title: GIS and Remote Sensing Technician

    Location: Glasgow

    Salary:  £28,098 - £31,604 per annum

    Contract type: Permanent

    Closing date: 12 August 2018

    Overview of essential key requirements:

    Qualifications:
    HND, SVQ 4 SCQF level 8 or acquisition of relevant knowledge and experience in similar role.​

    Skills:
    Strong numeracy & analytical skills, Strong technical skills in various GIS, remote sensing, data management and statistical analysis software (e.g. ArcGIS, QGIS, Erdas Imagine, SPSS, R, PostgreSQL) and IT skills. Initiative and judgement to resolve problems independently and/or through a support team. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.​

    Experience:
    Experience of working in GIS and/or remote sensing. Experience of working independently and in team environments.​

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  • University of Roehampton London


    Job Title: General Biosciences Technician

    Location: London

    Salary:  £26,407- £30,026 per annum

    Contract type: Fixed-Term/Contract

    Closing date: 1 August 2018

    Overview of essential key requirements:

    Qualifications:
    Educated to degree level in a relevant science subject or professional registration e.g. RSci or RSciTech. However, substantial, equivalent experience may be considered.

    Skills:
    Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and students e.g. to explain complex instructions verbally and to write detailed laboratory protocols. Demonstrable skills in good laboratory practice.  Preparation of solutions to specific levels of accuracy using relevant numeracy skills. Prioritising time effectively. Organisational and team working skills.

    Experience:
    Experience of providing a high level of technical support in a university or commercial laboratory. Experience of working flexibly within a team and to be able to work independently. Experience of preparing equipment and resources for large classes of students.

    Full job specification
     

  • University of Bristol


    Job Title: Technical Manager Faculty Teaching and Development

    Location: Bristol

    Salary:  £42,418 - £47,722 per annum

    Contract type: Permanent

    Closing date: 7 August 2018

    Overview of essential key requirements:

    Qualifications:
    Knowledge gained through relevant qualification (e.g. professional qualification/registration or relevant degree) plus significant relevant professional experience. Management or leadership training.

    Skills:
    Excellent organisational skills, with the ability to delegate appropriately and manage competing priorities. An innovative approach to work, with the ability to inspire this approach in others. Excellent IT, communication and interpersonal skills.

    Experience:
    Leadership and management experience. Experience in effective leadership of a significant technical team. Experience of leading operational safety. Experience of effective risk management and conflict resolution. Experience of effective review and implementation of continuous improvement, and leading change. Experience of financial planning and controlling budgets.

    Full job specification
     

  • University for the Creative Arts


    Job Title: Technician in Audio and Visual Equipment

    Location: Farnham

    Salary:  £22,214 - £24,982 per annum

    Contract type: Fixed-Term/Contract

    Closing date: 15 August 2018

    Overview of essential key requirements:

    Qualifications:
    National Qualification Frame work Level 4 equivalent or equivalent professional experience.​

    Skills:
    Excellent written and verbal communication skills, able to explain technical information in an accessible way. Excellent team working, customer service skills, ability to work under pressure and effective prioritisation skills. Ability to use Video editing software to convert file types to work on various media player equipment.​

    Experience:
    Experience in Audio and Visual installations for teaching, exhibition or event setup. Experience in using Film (16mm/35mm) and Digital (HD/4K) Projection. Experience working in a similar environment.​


    Full job specification
     

  • University of Reading


    Job Title: Legume Pre-breeding Technician

    Location: Reading

    Salary:  £24,285 - £28,938 per annum

    Contract type: Fixed-Term/Contract

    Closing date: 20 August 2018

    Overview of essential key requirements:

    Qualifications:
    BSc. in a relevant discipline. Fluent in English.

    Skills:
    Numerate and computer literate with the ability to organise, transform and conduct basic statistical analysis on biological data. Ability to write clear technical protocols and reports.

    Experience:
    Understanding of research process. At least one research placement or undergraduate thesis on a relevant research topic (i.e. crop biology, molecular biology).


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