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Offer: Senior Technician:

Job description:

Job location: Colchester
income: £30,942 to £33,797 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract

Published in: 11th September 2019
Closing date: 25th September 2019
Reference: REQ03011


The Department of Psychology
The Department of Psychology is home to academic experts, dedicated professionals and the future of psychological research. The Department is situated on the Colchester campus in modern, purpose-built accommodation. It has rapidly expanded since being founded in 1991 to become a leading centre for research and education in Psychology in the UK.
We are now seeking an ambitious individual who will work with colleagues within the department as well as with staff across the Faculty of Science and Health. The prosperous candidate will join a small team of technicians providing technical support to academic staff, research staff and students.
tasks of the function
The appointed candidate will work under the direction of the Chief Technician, providing comprehensive technical support for hardware and software within the Department of Psychology.
tasks will include providing guidance and technical support to students undertaking research projects, including the provision of basic training on specialist equipment; Assume the responsibility installation and support of current and future research equipment and activities; and programming and the development of computer-located experiments.
expertise and Qualifications required
The prosperous candidate will hold a BTEC level 5 qualification or equivalent in Computer Electronics or have equivalent practice and will have a broad range of technical expertise with practice of end-user support in a research and/or teaching environment.
practice will span hardware and software installation and configuration and although it is not essential, it will be beneficial for you to have expertise of at least one programming discipline (e.g. MATLAB, Python) and/or psychology experiment building tools (e.g. Inquisit, E-Prime).
You will work as part of a multidisciplinary team and must therefore possess excellent interpersonal expertise and the capability to work independently and as part of a larger team.
At the University of Essex, internationalism is central to who we are and what we do. We are committed to being a cosmopolitan, internationally oriented university that is welcoming to staff and students from all countries and a university where you can find the world in one place.
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Job Location: Colchester, Essex England
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