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Electronics Technician
Oxford Road, Manchester

Job reference: SAE-017481

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 04/10/2021

Salary: £27,924 - £32,344 per annum dependent on relevant experience

Employment type: Fixed Term

Faculty/Organisation: Science and Engineering

School/ Directorate: Department of Physics & Astronomy

Hours per week: Full Time

Contract Duration: 01 October 2021 until 31 March 2023

Applications are invited for the position of Electronic Technician. You will support two electronics engineers in the development and construction of electronic systems for detectors used by the Particle Physics group: this will include upgrades of the LHCb VELO detector and ATLAS silicon detector readout electronics, and the development of electronics for liquid argon detectors for future short and long-baseline neutrino experiments.

The job will require concentration, attention to detail, and dedication to producing consistent results. A formal qualification in instrumentation or electronics and/or some professional experience in the field is essential.

The Department of Physics and Astronomy is committed to promoting Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Access through contributing to the University’s social responsibility agenda, demonstrating a commitment to its policies, activities and delivery of initiatives including the Athena SWAN charter for promoting women’s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) in higher education. The Department has held JUNO Champion status since 2016 for its commitment to achieving gender equality which positively promotes inclusivity for all.

We support applications from those returning from a career break and are happy to discuss flexible working arrangements.

Our University is positive about flexible working – you can find out more here​​​​​​​

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Prof Andrew Pilkington



Name: Dr Joleen Pater


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This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.


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