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Electronics Laboratory Technician

Imperial College London
Salary in the range £32,850 to £37,089
Closing date
23 Aug 2020
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Imperial College London is a science-based institution with the greatest concentration of high-impact research of any major UK university.  The Faculty of Engineering, consistently rated among the best in the world, is made up of 10 academic departments, including the Department of Bioengineering. The Department has consistently been awarded exceptional research ratings, including in the most recent REF assessment (2014), in which 95% our returned research was judged world-leading and internationally excellent. Find out more about our staff benefits, including generous annual leave entitlements and our excellent professional development opportunities, here: .

Applications are invited for an Electronics Laboratory Technician in the Department of Bioengineering, Imperial College London.

The successful candidate will work within a multi-skilled technical team under the supervision of the Departmental Electronics Engineer to provide day to day operational, practical and technical support to the teaching laboratories, specifically the undergraduate electronics laboratories within the Department of Bioengineering, ensuring the smooth running for all practical teaching sessions.

The postholder will help to set out and equip practical teaching sessions, assisting with the organisation of those sessions. They will monitor and maintain stock levels and the condition of the laboratory equipment in use as well as playing a key role to ensure the day to day Health and Safety of the researchers and students while using the facilities and teaching spaces. On a wider basis this role may also be involved in the supervision of technical apprentices, as well as maintenance and repair of electronic and electromechanical equipment, including departmental PAT testing.

The role will be primarily be based in the departmental laboratories in South Kensington, however there may be opportunity / need from time to time to work at the White City campus (as part of the wider departmental space).

You must be self-motivated, show initiative and be highly organised. We are looking for a skilled individual with practical knowledge in electronics (as per Job Description), who is self-motivated, highly organised and works well as part of a team. The post holder will be working with a wide range of staff, students and visitors and therefore excellent communication, organisational and management skills are essential. The post holder will be provided with relevant training but must have a relevant Engineering qualification and experience (see Personal Specification). The post holder will ideally have, or will be working toward, technical accreditation such as EngTech.

If you feel you have what it takes to work at one of the country’s top universities on ground-breaking research then please apply today!

Our preferred method of application is online via our website via the Apply button.

Please complete and upload the application form as directed.

For any questions or an informal discussion about the post, please contact Paschal Egan at

The closing date for this post is 23rd August.

Committed to equality and valuing diversity.  We are also an Athena SWAN Bronze Award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion and a Stonewall Top 100 Employer 2011.


In 1907, the Royal College of Science, the Royal School of Mines and the City & Guilds College were combined to form Imperial College London.

Imperial is home to 14,700 students and 8,000 staff.

Over 6100 degrees are awarded by Imperial College London every year.

We are an international community, attracting undergraduates from more than 125 countries.

The College focuses on the four main disciplines of science, engineering, medicine and business and is renowned for its application of these skills to industry and enterprise.

Excellence in education is at the core of Imperial’s ethos and is reflected in UK and international rankings.

Imperial is home to the greatest concentration of high-impact research of any major UK university. More about how the College performed in Research Excellence.

Imperial holds a Silver Athena Swan award, which recognises advancing women's careers in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine in academia.

Distinguished members of the College include 14 Nobel laureates and two Fields Medallists.

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