Technical Instructor (Robotics and Mechatronics)

University of Brighton

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School of Architecture, Technology and Engineering
Location:  Brighton – Moulsecoomb

£29,605 to £32,982
per annum
Closing Date:  Tuesday 26 September 2023
Interview Date: 

To be confirmed
Reference:  TE6010-23-265-R

This is an exciting opportunity to join the School of Architecture, Technology and Engineering at the forefront of teaching, research and consultancy in a range of disciplines.

Our Technical instructors play a key role in our students practical learning experience, and you will be providing specialist professional advice to all students, ensuring their understanding of skills and applications are met according to Health and Safety regulations. Based at the Moulsecoomb campus site you will be responsible for the management, purchase, maintenance of specialist equipment and software, along with the administration and provision of technical support in the school.  As part of the role, you will be required to provide specialist expertise, advice, training and support to undergraduate and post graduate students, and staff across the school.

In order to be successful in this role, you should have:

  • Experience of specific techniques, skills and media related to the subject area of electrical, robotics, mechatronic or biomedical disciplines
  • Communicate clearly, both orally and written, and be able to explain complex themes in an understandable way.
  • A recognised, relevant qualification or an appropriate level of experience within Architecture, Technology and Engineering disciplines.
  • General workshop experience and ability to work with materials such as wood, metals, plastics and digital fabrication

This role is full-time and permanent, however we also welcome applications from candidates who would prefer to job share.

For more information on the specifics of the role, please take a look at the job description below.

Further details:

The University is committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive environment for all staff regardless of age, disability, family or caring responsibilities, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief (including non-belief), sex and sexual orientation. We embrace equality and diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment and are committed to maintaining a supportive and inclusive community. We particularly encourage applicants from Minority Ethnic backgrounds because the University is under-represented by Minority Ethnic staff.

For the vast majority of our roles, we operate an agile working system with time split between working on campus and at the employee’s home. It is the University’s expectation that home working will take place within the UK.

Further information about working for us, as well as the wide range of benefits we offer, can be found in the working with us section of our vacancies page.

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