School of Science
Loughborough University is seeking to appoint a highly skilled and experienced technical tutor/senior technician in the Physics Department of the multi-disciplinary School of Science.
The post holder will support the learning and supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate practical sessions/project work in the Physics Laboratories. In addition the role will include providing technical support to staff and students in the department's teaching and research laboratories with substantial experimental subject expertise.
Duties will include: ensuring physics research equipment and specialist facilities are maintained and technical support is provided to research staff and student users, implementation of laboratory Health and Safety procedures, providing supervision and instruction to students in laboratories, testing and constructing/preparing new experiments and specialist research equipment and providing line management to other technical team members. This role would suit someone with experience in teaching practical physics and the ability to deliver practical laboratory sessions individually or as part of a team. A good working knowledge of relevant Health and Safety regulations and practices is also required.
The successful candidate should be a highly motivated individual with good communication skills. In depth experimental knowledge of one or more of the areas of low temperature physics, lithography, high magnetic fields and thin film deposition/characterisation would also be advantageous.