Laboratory Technician in Surveying and Building Physics

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7103749 (Ref.No. EPSCV1083)
Posted: June 23, 2022

Job Description

Are you enthusiastic, well organised and versatile, with a strong student service orientation? Do you possess knowledge in surveying and building physics?  Do you have experience of working in a research or teaching laboratory environment and want to help support our academic staff to deliver an excellent learning experience for our students?

The Surveying and Building Physics laboratories provide teaching and research support to students and researchers in the School of Civil Engineering. As part of the role, you will have the primary responsibility for supervising and supporting the activities in these laboratories. As a laboratory technician, you will work closely with module leaders to plan and organise outdoor laboratory practicals and off-site field courses as per the teaching curriculum. Being in charge of the Building Physics laboratory, you will be responsible for teaching laboratory sessions and assisting researchers in their projects. As the role focuses on surveying, you will be supported in learning about the Building Physics laboratory equipment.  Additional duties will include maintenance and upkeep of equipment and providing assistance to other team members within the School laboratories. In this varied and interesting role, you will work with technicians, students and academic staff across both laboratories.

We are looking for a professional, enthusiastic and motivated individual with the ability to work independently and as part of a technical team under the guidance of a lead technician.


What we offer in return 

And much more!   


To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Mr Peter Thompson, Technical Officer

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 2471 or email: [email protected] 


Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences
School/Institute:  School of Civil Engineering
Category:  Technical Support
Grade:  Grade 5
Salary:  £23,487 to £27,116 p.a.
Working Time:  35 hours per week
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Wednesday 22 June 2022
Closing Date:  Sunday 24 July 2022
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  EPSCV1083


The University community is made up of a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds and circumstances, which we value and regard as a great asset. As part of our continued commitment to equality and inclusion, we strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and have a real opportunity to participate in and contribute to our activities.