Head of Electronics Workshop – Structural Studies

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Band Salary £37,769 - £51,023 per annum
02 Mar 2018
28 Mar 2018
Job Function
Specialist Area
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Electronics Workshop – Structural Studies

MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge UK

The MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology seeks to appoint a new Head of its Electronics Workshop. An opportunity has arisen to assume the leadership role of a small team of electronics engineers that provides an instrumentation design facility to this world-renowned laboratory.

The position offers tremendous opportunities for the head of the workshop to exercise their creative and technical skills to design and develop innovative equipment used by some of the world’s leading scientists. The Head of the Electronics workshop will have responsibility for a wide variety of design and development projects that call for original and inventive approaches.

The successful applicant will ideally hold a graduate level qualification in an engineering or scientific discipline, and have experience in instrumentation design and team management. Excellent communication skills are required because interacting with other engineering and scientific support departments, as well as scientific staff, is essential for this position.

The well-equipped workshop is housed in a new state-of-the-art building that provides first-class facilities, and an excellent working environment.

Working for the MRC (as part of UKRI from 1st April 2018) provides a whole host of benefits including a defined benefit pension scheme, excellent holiday entitlement and Benenden Healthcare membership.  You will also have access to employee shopping/travel discounts, on site sport and social facilities, as well as salary sacrifice cycle to work schemes and childcare vouchers.

For further information on the LMB, please visit: http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk

To apply and access full details of the vacancy please visit our job board at https://mrc.tal.net/vx/appcentre-ext/candidate/post/1593/en-GB.

Closing date: 28 March 2018

Final appointments will be subject to a pre-employment screening.

The Medical Research Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer who participates in the Disability Confident scheme

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