UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST OF SCOTLAND

Senior Technician (Thin Films, Sensors & Imaging)

Location
Paisley, Renfrewshire (GB)
Salary
£29,514- £ 35,210
Posted
16 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
11 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

School of Computing, Engineering and Physical Sciences
Paisley Campus
    
Senior Technician (Thin Films, Sensors & Imaging)
REQ000668
£29,514- £ 35,210 

The School of Computing, Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of the West of Scotland offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in engineering, physics, and computing, and has a number of active research programmes in these areas.  We are presently inviting applications for the post of Senior Technician (Thin Films, Sensors & Imaging, which will primarily provide technical support to TFSI.  The role is a full-time permanent position located on the Paisley Campus. 

The successful applicant will be responsible for the provision of technical support ensuring effective and efficient operation of various manufacturing processes including vacuum deposition and laboratory operations including project management to achieve business and commercial related goals.  The post holder will be required to work closely with academic and research staff and will be required to supervise & support external contractors and train post graduate staff and student members.

The post holder will also have budgetary control for small projects and student work as directed by the Director of the Institute of Thin Films Sensors and Imaging.

Applicants will be educated to degree level in Physics or Electronic/Electrical Engineering or with equivalent industrial experience.  It is preferred that you have specific process and characterisation experience in vacuum deposition of semiconductor, optical and engineering thin films. 

The University of the West of Scotland is committed to supporting personal development and providing an inclusive working environment.  UWS has the Athena SWAN Bronze Award, is a Disability Confident employer, and welcomes applications from under-represented groups; as such we particularly encourage applications supporting our diversity agenda.

Informal enquires should be directed to Professor Des Gibson, Director of the Institute of Thin Films Sensors and Imaging, by telephone to 0141 848 3610 or by email to des.gibson@uws.ac.uk

Further information, including details of how to apply is available at https://jobs.uws.ac.uk/

Closing date for applications: Sunday 11th November 2018
Interviews will take place in the week commencing 19th November 2018 

UWS is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from under-represented groups.

UWS is a "Disability Confident" employer.

University of the West of Scotland is a registered Scottish charity, no. SC002520.