Teaching Laboratory Technician

Southampton, United Kingdom
£29,605 to £33,966 Per annum
14 Sep 2023
End of advertisement period
11 Oct 2023
Contract Type
Full Time


Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £29,605 to £33,966 Per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Wednesday 11 October 2023
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  2442423FP

Laboratory Technician in Electronic and Electrical Engineering.

Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Southampton is the UK’s top School integrating Computer Science, Electronics, and Electrical Engineering. The subject of Electronics and Electrical Engineering is consistently ranked in the top 10 of UK Universities and in the top 100 globally. The School is expanding its choice of programmes with the subject areas of Biomedical and Aerospace Electronic Engineering recently added.

To assist in the day to day running of our world-class laboratory facilities, used by Undergraduate students to gain practical skills to complement their theoretical studies, a position has arisen for a Laboratory Technician.

You will be preparing the lab for student laboratory exercises and will be responsible for ensuring that all test equipment is functioning correctly. You will be supporting students and staff with technical queries and will be ensuring that there is a stock of the resources required to support lab activities.

You’ll have a background in a technical role and an engineering qualification, City & Guilds Level 3, ONC/ OND or HNC/ HND. You’ll have excellent communication and organisational skills and be able to work as part of a team and with minimum supervision. You are expected to have excellent practical skills, be enthusiastic, proactive and self-motivated.

The School of Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award in recognition of its continued commitment to improving equality for women in science and engineering. ECS provides a unique, friendly and supportive environment which allows work-life balance. We offer excellent staff development programmes, friendly and supportive work environment, and a mentoring and wellbeing schemes. For more details, visit:

The University of Southampton is committed to sustainability and has been awarded the Platinum EcoAward. With access to onsite childcare facilities and a childcare vouchers scheme, our comprehensive benefits package also includes a contributory pension scheme, generous holiday allowance, subsidised health and fitness facilities, a cycle-to-work scheme and a range of discounts. University of Southampton holds a Silver Athena Swan Award.

The University of Southampton is in the top 1% of world universities and in the top 10 of the UK’s research-intensive universities. 

For details contact Mr Mark Temple, Senior Laboratory Technician or Mrs Elizabeth Gill, Laboratory Technician

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