Senior Civil / Geotechnical Engineering Technician

Durham (County) (GB)
£27929 - £34308 per annum
05 Aug 2022
End of advertisement period
31 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

When appointing to this role the University must ensure that it meets any applicable immigration requirements, including salary thresholds which are applicable to some visas.

The Department and role purpose:

The Department of Engineering is consistently one of the very best UK engineering departments with an outstanding reputation for excellence in teaching, research and employability of our students. The Department is ranked 4th in the Complete University Guide, 5th in the Guardian University Guide and 6th in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022 in the UK for General Engineering. Ranked in the top six in the UK for overall profile in REF 2021 (with 95% of publications rated as 4* and 3*), this dynamic Department is an excellent place to work. The strategic vision for the Department includes a growth plan of over 50% over the next five years, with a significant enhancement of the research challenge portfolio and a drive to enrich our undergraduate, postgraduate taught and postgraduate research provision. It is an exciting time to join this expanding Department and make your mark.

The Department holds an Athena SWAN Bronze Award, recognising our commitment to diversity in STEM academic and reflecting the supportive and positive environment within the Department.

The post holder will be responsible to the Mechanics Workshop Manager and will be expected to directly support the Civil / Geotechnical Engineering and Light Mechanics teaching laboratories, as well as a range of research activities across civil and geotechnical engineering. This will include a particular focus on supporting other staff in the Civil and Light Mechanics Laboratory in the delivery of laboratory teaching for undergraduate and taught postgraduate students. The post holder will proactively engage with both academic and technical support colleagues to ensure that activities are undertaken to an appropriate standard.