Research Assistant - REQ7957


Job Title : Research Assistant - REQ7957
Location : Hybrid remote in London
Company : London South Bank University
Salary :
Open Date : 2022-10-06
Close Date : 2023-02-06

We are looking to recruit a Research Assistant to support the work of a member of academic staff in the completion of a research and development project of a new consumer electronics product.

The part time post will provide technical assistance (3D Design, Software development and electronics development support)

About you

We are looking for a talented, capable engineer with a strong interest in bringing their existing skillset to the role and ready to learn new skills.

The skills and experience you will need to be successful

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering – or similar experience.
  • Experience in engineering design – 3D Modelling, Printing etc.
  • Experience in the use of micro-controllers and sensor integration
  • Some software development experience

Details about the role

The role is 50% part time and will run for 3 months, with the role to expected to start as soon as possible.

Please note that the University is operating a hybrid working model which means a mix of working on site and from home, confirmation of days worked on campus are arranged with the line manager.

To view the Job Description & Person Specification – go to the attachments at the top of the advert (Right click and select 'open in new tab' option)

Application process

To apply, please submit a CV and cover letter clearly addressing the essential selection criteria detailed in the Job Description.

To apply, please complete our online application form ensuring to address the essential selection criteria in the ‘Evidence for selection criteria’ section.

Interview and assessment process

It is expected that the (interview (and assessment) will be held on [1 week from advert date]

Please Note: The Job Reference # for this post is REQ7957

Employment Visa: Under the UK Governments PSB scheme this role meets the criteria to be sponsored by LSBU for a Skilled Worker Route (SWR) application.

Please be advised that currently LSBU will only support the Certificate of Sponsorship for any employment visas and will not support the payment of the employment visa for the offered candidate and/or dependants.

Recruitment Process: The email account you use to apply will be used for recruitment communication. Please ensure that you use an email account that you regularly monitor.

We are currently conducting interviews online using MS Teams and where covid rules permit you may be asked to attend an interview on campus.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy early, should we receive sufficient applications.

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