Maths and Computer Science Technician
Fixed Term Contract - One Year (two posts)
University of Wolverhampton
Faculty of Science and Engineering / School of Mathematics and Computer Science
With 23,000 students, the University of Wolverhampton is one of the largest universities in the UK, having an excellent teaching quality profile, strong performance in third stream income generation and an improving REF performance. Our major building and refurbishment programme is providing enviable teaching and learning facilities, outstanding laboratory provision and leading IT resources. The School of Mathematics and Computer Science manages a well-established portfolio of Mathematics and digital technology-related courses covering such areas as Computer Science, Software Engineering and Information Systems as well as new specialism degrees in topics such as Data Science, Business Intelligence, Cloud Computing, Smart Technologies and Cybersecurity.
The School is looking to recruit two Senior Technician Demonstrator to support teaching and lab activities in the subject area of Computer Networking, Software Engineering, Cybersecurity and/or robotics. The ideal person should have an undergraduate degree in computer science or related discipline and/or technical support/demonstrating experience. A postgraduate degree and/or professional certifications and qualifications would be an advantage.
The post-holders will support the School’s practical work, in particular student sessions in the labs under the guidance of academic staff. The post-holder will also provide technical support and maintenance of school’s lab facilities. These responsibilities will form a variable proportion of the working week and will differ over the academic year. Applicants should demonstrate an awareness of current health and safety legislation as applicable to laboratory working.
For an informal discussion about the above post please contact the Head of School, Professor Prashant Pillai via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Wolverhampton celebrates diversity and recognises that difference brings value to our organisation.
As part of our commitment to ensure the diversity of staff body reflects the diversity of the student and local communities we serve, we particularly welcome applications from candidates of Black, Asian, or Ethnic Minority heritage, and candidates who are Disabled (including people who whilst not self-defining as disabled do encounter challenges due to a society that disables them by lack of inclusivity).
We are proud to have been awarded Disability Confident employer status, included in the Stonewall list of employers and are working towards improving our practices against Athena Swan and the Race Equality Charter. We believe in creating an even playing field for all our colleagues, where we can all belong.
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