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Technical Demonstrator (Polymers), University of Brighton
Bring your sound working knowledge of the technical and commercial aspects of working with polymers to work as part of our team based in the city centre. You will be an integral part of the Design and Craft program, where you will deliver technical resource and demonstration to support teaching activities.Your key strengths will include the ability to organise, prepare and deliver technical inductions and demonstrations and provide technical support for the academic needs of students and staff. In addition you will have recognised and relevant qualification and the ability to work independently, confidently and safely whilst maintaining good relationships with staff and students, adapting your style to meet different information needs. Your abilities would also include experience of casting a wide range of plastics including; polyester resin, bio resin, epoxy resin, jesmonite and polyurethane. The ability to finish cast objects including sanding and polishing to a high standard, and the aptitude and skills to thermoform plastics, machining and fabrication of sheet plastics including acrylic, polycarbonate, and nylon are also essential.
In return, we offer a wide range of employee benefits including 25 days holiday plus bank holidays (pro rata) and time off during the Christmas period, a pension scheme, childcare vouchers and travel loans.
The days and hours of this post are flexible and can be mutually agreed. Interviews will take place during the week commencing 21 September.
For more information and to apply, please visit http://jobs.brighton.ac.uk/AD6023-15-240
Closing date: Wednesday, 9 September 2015.
£24,775 – £27,864 pro rata
18.5 hours per week
Location: Brighton – Grand Parade
Contact: Human Resources firstname.lastname@example.org