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[Met-jobs] King's College London: Field & Research Support Technician closing date 27/08/2012

From "Grimmond, Sue" <sue.grimmond@kcl.ac.uk>
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Cc "Groom, Rachel" <rachel.groom@kcl.ac.uk>
Date Mon, 13 Aug 2012 13:02:59 +0100

We seek to appoint a field support technician to support teaching and research programmes within the Department of Geography at King's College London. The role will involve providing technical support for individuals, courses, student groups, research projects and fieldwork events within the Department.

The successful candidate will be an experienced technician, confident in working independently and with competing demands. He/she will have experience of working with a variety of equipment and machinery and will have an excellent knowledge of health and safety in a workshop laboratory setting and fieldwork environment.

The role holder will have sound communication skills and have the ability to work effectively with a wide range of people. A flexible, creative approach to problem solving and the ability to provide technical innovation to engineer solutions is also essential.

 

We wish to appoint an enthusiastic, dynamic and appropriately qualified technical expert to support the environmental research, monitoring and teaching activities of the Environmental Monitoring and Modelling (EMM) Research Group.  The post holder will collaborate with academics, researchers, other technical staff and students to design, build, deploy and maintain installations of sensors, data loggers and other instrumentation that supports work in the fields of atmospheric, ecological, geomorphological, hydrological, and remote sensing science.  Work is conducted both in laboratory and at UK and overseas field sites.  The post offers exciting opportunities for deploying state-of-the-art equipment, for contributing to innovative developments in instrument and installation design, and for involvement in world-leading scientific research. More details on the work and facilities of the EMM Research Group can be found at http://www.kcl.ac.uk/sspp/departments/geography/research/emm/themes.aspx
The role will involve working at heights and off-site as necessary.

For an informal discussion of the post please contact Rachel Groom via email at Rachel.Groom@kcl.ac.uk

 

Application details:

http://www.kcl.ac.uk/depsta/pertra/vacancy/external/pers_detail.php?jobindex=12087

 

 

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Professor Sue Grimmond    <Sue.Grimmond@kcl.ac.uk>

King's College London

Environmental Monitoring and Modelling Group

Department of Geography  rm K4U.10

The Strand, London WC2R 2LS, United Kingdom

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