Electronics Technician

Egham, United Kingdom
£24,151 to £28,377 per annum pro rata - including London Allowance
16 Aug 2019
End of advertisement period
01 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term

Department of Physics

Location:  Egham
Salary:  £24,151 to £28,377 per annum pro rata - including London Allowance
Closing Date:  Sunday 01 September 2019
Interview Date:  To be confirmed

Part-Time, Fixed-Term

Applications are invited for the post of Electronics Technician in the Physics Department at Royal Holloway, University of London.

The successful candidate will provide technical support in the assembly and installation of photoelectronics components and instrumentation for the DarkSide experiment at the LNGS facility in Italy. The position will work in and support the Dark Matter and Neutrino Research group in the Centre for Particle Physics.

We are seeking a candidate with experience in an electrical engineering environment at an experienced technician level. Experience of assembling and testing low-noise detector systems, and use of precision electronics bench test equipment will be required. Experience of electronics construction for silicon detectors, working in clean-room assembly environments, with low-radioactivity constraints, and skill in soldering custom cables with miniature connectors would be an advantage. The ideal candidate would be able to work independently, while communicating well with the DarkSide photoelectronics team members, including progress reports at photoelectronics working group meetings.

This is a full time post, available immediately for a fixed term period until 31/03/2020. It is expected that this technical post may be continued to other projects within the Centre for Particle Physics, pending the availability of follow-on funding.

This post is based in the Physics Department of Royal Holloway at Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park. This post will require long term travel to the LNGS facility in Italy where the DarkSide experiment will be constructed.

In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including:

The post is based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Prof. Jocelyn Monroe at

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit The Human Resources Department can be contacted with queries by email at:

Closing Date: Midnight, 1 September 2019

Interview Date: TBC

The College is committed to equality and diversity, and encourages applications from all sections of the community.

Please note that it will not be possible for the College to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for successful candidates as this role does not fall into one of the standard occupational codes deemed eligible for sponsorship by UK Visas and Immigration. Successful candidates will therefore need to be eligible to work in the UK or have limited leave to remain in the UK and associated right to work for the duration of their employment with the College, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.