Job offer in Ireland Technician at Queen’s University Belfast

Applications are invited for a general technician within the School of Natural and Built Environment within Queen’s University Belfast. This post is full time for 2 years. The successful candidate will join our technical team in providing support to academic and research staff and students in our school’s David Keir Building providing support for world leading research and development in various areas of construction and environmental aspects. Specific prior knowledge of these exciting research topics is not required for this position as the School will provide you with the necessary support and training if required to help you step into this role and become a valued member of our staff.

The role will require you to work alongside senior technical staff who can guide you through specific tasks but also to work independently when required. 

These roles will mainly be in preparation of various forms of concrete, assembly of experimental apparatus, assisting students with test set ups and general lab work, fabrication and welding are desirable but not essential. 

This will require liaising with academic staff, students and other technicians from our own school and other schools within our faculty. 

Applicants should hold either OND/ONC or NVQ3 in any discipline together with 2 years relevant working experience in either a research laboratory or workshop environment typically.

Further information about the School can be found at

Salary scale: £20,836 – £23,334 per annum (potential to progress to £24,771 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution)

Closing date: Monday 3 December 2018

For full criteria and to apply online, visit You must clearly demonstrate how you are meeting the criteria on your application. For further information or assistance contact Resourcing Team, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN. Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email on

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability.

Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but in particular circumstances may be renewed or made permanent subject to availability of funding.


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