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Allow me to bring the following job opening (below) to your attention. Feel free forward the advertisement to any interested candidates who are not subscribing to this list. You can find further information about Camborne School of Mines at and information about our analytical facilities at It may also be of interest that the laboratories also have ICP-MS (since the webpages were updated).




Dr. Jens C. Andersen
Senior lecturer
Camborne School of Mines
College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences
University of Exeter
Cornwall Campus
TR10 9EZ

Tel. +44 1326 371836
Fax. +44 1326 371859

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Job title 	Experimental Officer & Technical Team Leader
Job reference 	R11073
Date posted 	14/03/2012
Application closing date 	15/04/2012
Location 	Cornwall
Salary 	31,948 to 39,257
Package 	Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme, car lease scheme and relocation package (if applicable).
Job category/type 	Admin, Professional, Managerial

Job description 	

College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences
Camborne School of Mines, Penryn, Cornwall, United Kingdom

The post holder will be the technical team lead for the analytical labs at Camborne School of Mines (CSM) in support of research and teaching activities in the area of Responsible Mining, Sustainable Use of Natural Resources and Renewable Energy. The post holder will carry out research activities, support grant and income generation and provide teaching support to undergraduate students within the analytical lab in the area of electron-beam analysis.

Responsibilities include management of the Analytical laboratory/equipment area and staff; operation and maintenance of electron-beam analytical instruments including JEOL JXA 8200 electron microprobe and JEOL JSM 5600LV low-vacuum scanning electron microscope; working with academic staff on research; identifying grant and other income opportunities including contribution to grant applications and tender bids; tracking and managing research budget allocations; consultancy and collaboration with external partners; provision of design and technical advice for research projects and equipment used in electron microscopy and analysis; engaging with users to design and develop analytical protocols and experiments for use in research projects; plan, design, teach and supervise electron beam techniques and use of equipment to undergraduate and postgraduate students; providing undergraduate and postgraduate teaching support including delivering specified modules, marking, supporting student project work, providing demonstrations and workshops for student teaching.

For further information please contact Sam Livy, Assistant College Manager for Infrastructure and Technical Services, e-mail [log in to unmask] or telephone (01392) 724477.

Priority consideration will generally be given to internal applicants.

To view the Job Description and Person Specification document please follow this link

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer which is 'Positive About Disabled People': if you have a disability, you should mention this in your application. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.