Technical Assistantship

This post offers an opportunity for acquiring and honing professional skills and for developing new technology initiatives for the School of Arts and Creative Technologies.

  • Funding: £2,700
  • Academic year: 2023/24
  • Open to: EU, International (non-EU) and UK (home) students
  • Qualification level: Postgraduate research and Postgraduate taught
  • Number available: 1
Applications for 2023/24 are open until Thursday 1 June 2023, 2.36pm BST

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You'll be required to work 10-12 hours per week during term time.

Duties include:

  • issuing equipment
  • preparing rooms for teaching
  • maintaining an equipment inventory
  • assisting with visiting lectures, lunchtime concerts and other events

Out of term, this assistant may occasionally be needed to help with the repairing and upgrading of equipment and providing assistance as directed by the School Technician. 


Open to EU, International (non-EU) and UK (home) students.

Open to students in the School of Arts and Creative Technologies.

Applicants should have prior experience with electronic technology, especially audiovisual, and should be capable of efficiently identifying and solving problems (when possible) with such equipment. Expertise in data-projection and related software (SmartBoard, PowerPoint) and DVD authoring is highly desirable.

How to apply

Application deadline: Thursday 1 June 2023, 2.36pm BST

Please apply by filling out our application form. You'll be asked to provide any relevant experience you have, what you would bring to the role and why you would be suited to the assistantship.

How we allocate

MPhil/PhD students will be given preference.

Contact details

Catherine Duncan
+44 (0)1904 32 2445