Senior Technician Recruitment at School of Computer Science, University of Lincoln United Kingdom

Senior Technician

School of Computer Science

Location:  Lincoln
Salary:   From £28,331 per annum
This is a full time permanent post for 37 hours a week
Closing Date:   Sunday 11 April 2021
Interview Date:   Tuesday 27 April 2021
Reference:  COS267A

The University of Lincoln is an ambitious Higher Education institution.  The University was awarded Gold – the highest standard possible – in the 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework: a nationwide assessment of teaching quality across UK higher education institutions. It is also committed to growing student numbers, using new partnerships with external organisations and innovative forms of programme delivery. The School of Computer Science has played a key part in achieving this success, pursuing a blend of fundamental, applied and interdisciplinary research, with particular strengths in Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Robotics and Autonomous Systems, and Human-Computer Interaction.

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic Senior Technician to work with the Technical Support team within the school, supporting school activity across a range of computing based disciplines that include cloud, machine learning, robotics, networks and security, games, human computer interaction, and more.

The post holder will be responsible for the procurement, preparation, maintenance, and support of computing equipment and peripherals that support taught modules and research projects. In support of equipment and facilities additional duties include procurement, health and safety, and asset record management.

The School of Computer Science Technical Support has a focus on the following key areas of computer science:

•    Games or mixed reality development

•    Software development

•    Machine learning/Deep Learning/AI

•    Robotics

•    Cloud Computing/virtualization/containerisation

•    Networks and security

As a senior role, candidates for the post should have and be able to display experience and strong knowledge of one or more of the subjects above.

How to Apply:

If you would like to know more about this opportunity, please contact Dr Salah Al-Majeed (Acting Head of the School of Computer Science, or Matt Ashton (Technical Resource Manager,

We are an equal opportunities employer, celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and we are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of background or experience.


Please note: From 01 January 2021, if you are not a British or Irish citizen you will require permission to work in the UK. This will normally be in the form of a visa, however, if you are an EEA/Swiss citizen and resident in the UK before 31 December 2020, this may be your passport or status under the EU Settlement Scheme. Please refer to UK Visas and Immigration for further information, and to consider your eligibility requirements to work in the UK prior to your application.

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