The School of Engineering, Computing & Mathematics (ECM) is a friendly, close knit community of staff and students on the Wheatley Campus. Our environment combines technical expertise with creativity and imagination. We offer modern, state-of-the-art workshops, laboratories and computer facilities. Our professionally accredited courses have also been developed in response to the needs of the real world. Our courses are underpinned by a strong presence in research. Several of our research groups have strong international and national reputations and close contacts with major companies.
You will be:
- Providing specialist technical support to the School’s teaching, research and consultancy activities
- Advising students on techniques and use of apparatus and equipment.
- Providing general technical support to the Faculty’s laboratories
- Attending and assisting in the preparation for events and exhibitions
- Liaising with academic staff to ensure that the planned quality of the teaching and learning experience is fully achieved.
- Transporting, setting up and demonstrating Robotic Systems at exhibitions, publicity events etc.
You should have:
- HNC (or equivalent) in Robotics or Engineering or Computer Science (A proven record of appropriate achievement will offset standard educational requirements).
- Significant Practical Robotics & Engineering Experience at Chief Technician Level.
- Experience of programming.
- Able to repair and maintain electronic / electrical & mechanical equipment to component level.
- Ability to produce and maintain systems records and documentation
- Good all round practical mechanical engineering skills and ability to operate general workshop equipment.
- To be able to interact well with both staff and students.
- Good organisational skills.
If you wish to apply for the role please complete the personal statement pro-forma supplied, addressing all criteria listed in the person specification.
Provisional Interview Date: Tuesday 5th July 2022.
You will also enjoy the benefits of working at Oxford Brookes University with up to 38 days holiday, rising to 41 days holiday (this includes 13 Bank Holidays and Concessionary Days), a generous Local Government pension scheme (14.7% Employer contribution rate), cycle to work scheme and access to a variety of university facilities (NHS Dentist, Brookes Nursery, Gym and sports facilities). For more information about benefits please see the document ‘All about Brookes’ below.
As part of the application process all applicants are required to complete our online application form by clicking on the “Apply for Job” button on the Oxford Brookes vacancy page. You will be routed to this when you click on the above “Apply” button. All parts of the application form should be completed and in the section of the form called “Supporting Documents”, applicants must upload their CV and a Personal Statement. To complete the Personal Statement part of the application, applicants must download the Personal Statement document which is part of the advert below and complete the form, providing examples and explaining how they meet each item detailed on the document. The Personal Statement must then be uploaded to the application form along with the CV.
The University has adopted equality, diversity and inclusion as core values. We welcome applications from suitably qualified candidates whatever their background, and especially from BAME candidates who are under-represented in our workforce.
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