Research Technician

London (Greater) (GB)
22 Sep 2022
End of advertisement period
20 Oct 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

To provide technical support for the Teaching and Research laboratory activities in the Department of Physics and Engineering.   

The post holder will primarily be providing day-to-day support for technical services within the Department of Physics, including responsibility for the invoicing of users, maintenance, operation, training and booking of equipment listed on the Physics Research Facilities platform, including spectrometers, scanning electron microscopes, atomic force microscopes and thin film evaporation apparatus. 

The post holder will also provide occasional technical support for colleagues in the Department of Engineering, to include support of the 3D printers, covering duties during colleague absences and assisting with general research and teaching laboratory practices. They will also occasionally assist with logistical support, space moves and manual handling. 

The post holder will assist colleagues in the delivery of large research projects across Physics and Engineering across the Strand and Waterloo Campuses including new teaching and research labs and associated equipment and techniques.  

The post holder will join and work with a dynamic team of technicians, supporting teaching and research activities in state-of-the-art laboratories across Physics and Engineering. 

Within King’s, you will be part of the department of Physics, which belongs to the Faculty of Natural, Mathematical & Engineering Sciences (NMES). Supporting our staff is important to us and we offer a range of provision including flexible working, caring support, and training opportunities. The university is making significant investment in the Faculty and both student and staff numbers are growing. Our staff come from over 45 countries and around 56% of our students are from outside the UK.  

Further details are available at 

The study of Physics at King's dates back to the foundation of the College in 1829. The Department is currently undergoing significant growth with substantial investment in new appointments, research infrastructure and laboratory space refurbishment. We offer a range of BSc (three-year) and MSci (four-year) undergraduate courses as well as MSc and PhD programmes. 

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This post will be offered on an  indefinite contract. 

This is a full-time  post.

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