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Deputy Head of Staff Student Workshop


Grade 6: £32,332 - £38,205 per annum

Closing date

Jun 10, 2024 12:00PM


Do you enjoy a challenge? Want to apply your knowledge and experience of design work and manufacture to help undergraduate and research students achieve their full potential? We are currently seeking a full-time Deputy Head of Staff Student Workshop to join the team at the Department of Engineering Science in Central Oxford. This is a permanent post.  


In this role, you will manufacture, modify and repair components and equipment for research and teaching, assisting with design and material selection as required. You will use of a range of workshop equipment including CNC & manual milling machines and lathes, drill presses, power saws, off-hand grinders and power tools is required.


In addition, you will support the practical teaching of undergraduates by providing specialist expertise for the design and execution of experiments and practical work. This will provide you with the opportunity to share your passion for practical engineering with students.


You should hold a formal qualification, such as an HNC, BTEC, City and Guilds award or equivalent in an appropriate subject (e.g. mechanical engineering apprenticeship). Experience of use of CNC mills and lathes or a demonstrable willingness and aptitude to acquire these skills is essential.


Informal enquiries can be addressed to Grahame Faulkner –     


Only applications received before midday on the 10th June 2024 may be considered.


Interviews are scheduled for the week commencing the 24th June 2024.


You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement describing how past experience fit with the advertised position, CV and the details of two referees as part of your online application.


The Department holds an Athena Swan Bronze award, highlighting its commitment to promoting women in Science, Engineering and Technology.

Contact name

Grahame Faulkner

Contact email