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Job Details
Posting Date
13/Jul/2022 Expiry Date 14/Aug/2022 Job Reference Number: 1925-2022-07-13T14:40:30
Laboratory Officer-Physics
Category Non Faculty Vacancies
College Sciences
Department Applied Physics & Astronomy
Job Purpose

​الإشراف على مرافق المختبر وصيانتها وتحسينها ودعم مستخدميها من أعضاء هيئة التدريس والطلبة، بالإضافة إلى القيام باختبار أمن مرافق المختبرات وضمان عمل المرافق والمواد والمعدات بشكل جيد.

Main accountabilities & expectations

  1. Prepare experiments for lab sessions and participate in the application and development of these experiments with faculty members while ensuring all safety requirements are implemented at all times.
  2. Prepare the lab beforehand for weekly lab lectures as well as support faculty members in developing new experiments and student projects to support student development.
  3. Provide technical support to lab users and assist in lab hardware/software usage as well as the use of the various labs facilities and devices.
  4. Maintain and update laboratory inventory by ordering laboratory equipment and consumables as per required specifications.
  5. Manage and supervise lab facilities by making sure that the equipment and machines are in good working order and recommends improvements as appropriate to maintain standards of accuracy and reliability.
  6. Install, maintain, troubleshoot and update laboratory software and demonstrate how to use them.
  7. Store, maintain and use radiation sources and radiation equipment safely for experiments.
  8. Ensure and reinforce follow through of safety standards and protocols in the laboratory, and implement safety training for both faculty and students.
  9. Participate in improving existing laboratory facilities and in preparing future laboratory facilities for the college/department, as well as manage lab equipment and supplies to ensure the lab is fully operational.
  10. Coordinate with the college/department administration in arranging appropriate schedules in order to conduct weekly classes.
  11. Oversee the cleanliness and tidiness of the Laboratory at all times.
  12. Participate in invigilating student examinations, co-instructing practical sessions, and help mark exams when required.
Required Skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to prepare professional documents, in both Arabic and English.
  • Good laboratory management including knowledge of basic lab principles and applications as well as methods, equipment, materials and facilities.
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of operating the required software/hardware
  • Able to understand the meaning of common error messages and explain them to users in simple language.
  • Ability to organise and prioritise multiple tasks and produce reports under strict guidelines.
  • High integrity and openness combined with commitment to good governance
  • Use technical knowledge to help and assist users overcome any difficulties.
  • Flexibility and ability to function effectively as part of a team.

    Excellent proficiency in MS office applications.
Desirable Requirements

  • Minimum of bachelor's degree in Applied Physics, Astronomy or any similar discipline.
  • 2-4 years of UAE experience in similar role preferably in higher education institutions.
  • Priority is to UAE Nationals.
Job Location University of Sharjah (Main)
Job Criteria
Qualification Bachelor's degree/higher diploma
Relevant Experience
Living In UAE Yes