The University of Oxford is a stimulating work environment, which enjoys an international reputation as a world-class centre of excellence. Our research plays a key role in tackling many global challenges, from reducing our carbon emissions to developing vaccines during a pandemic.
Oxford Physics is one of the largest and most eminent departments in Europe – pursuing forefront research alongside training the next generation of leaders in Physics.
The department of Physics are looking to recruit a Cryomagnetics Technician in a full time permanent position.
The post-holder will work as part of a small team of engineers and technicians, under the supervision of the Head of Cryomagnetics Group, setting up and operating cryogenic equipment, high-field magnets and vacuum systems in support of the science programmes in the Clarendon Laboratory and in other Departments, including production, storage and delivery of cryogenic fluids and assistance in the training and practical supervision of internal and external users, students and other researchers.
What We Offer
As an employer, we genuinely care about our employees’ wellbeing and this is reflected in the range of benefits that we offer including:
• An excellent contributory pension scheme
• 38 days annual leave
• A comprehensive range of childcare services
• Family leave schemes
• Cycle loan scheme
• Discounted bus travel and Season Ticket travel loans
• Membership to a variety of social and sports clubs
The postholder must have Engineering and technical expertise and experience, supported by a relevant qualification, such as HNC/HND and/or apprenticeship in a relevant subject and sufficient knowledge in the area of cryogenics and vacuum systems . The ability to to work in a team with a customer-oriented attitude. Knowledge of health and safety requirements for a technical lab and IT skills are also essential.
You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement, CV and the details of two referees as part of your online application.
The closing date for applications is 12 noon on 1 December 2023