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Posting Number: YUSA-8703
Position Title: Laboratory Technologist
Department: LSE-EECS - Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Affiliation: YUSA
Band: 12
Salary: $59, 501
Duration: Continuing Full-Time
Hours: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm. Flexible hours according to laboratory requirements.
 
Purpose:
Under the general direction of the Director of Computing, and in conjunction with the departmentís faculty members, the incumbent is responsible for supporting assigned laboratories. This includes designing, proposing, re-working and/or retrofitting experiments. The incumbent, while possessing, maintaining and seeking an expert level of knowledge of technical matters relating to the courses offered in the laboratories, is responsible for developing, implementing, writing and demonstrating laboratory experiments or/and prototypes for students enrolled in assigned laboratories as well as student laboratory manuals under the direction of course faculty, keeping the content and resources associated with the laboratories current, and providing documentation on the labs as required for professional accreditation of computer science and engineering programs.
 
Education:
Completion of Bachelorís degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Engineering Science, equivalent education and experience such as a diploma in a related fields (e.g. Computer Science) and a minimum two years of recent related experience in addition to the minimum years of experience listed below.
 
Experience:
Three years recent relevant, practical experience in designing, testing electronic/circuit boards, including at least one year experience in an electrical engineering laboratory. Must possess a good understanding of the key elements of and topics related to the laboratory under their care.
 
Skills:
In-depth knowledge with design test and measurement instruments (oscilloscopes), breadboards, printed circuit boards, prototyping boards, data acquisition cards, power supply and function generators, electronic components, soldering iron and solder, small hand tools especially in the areas of mechatronics, electronics, computer interfaces and peripherals. Proficiency with the use of specific instruments pertaining to the laboratories. Basic understanding of computer hardware. Comprehensive knowledge of software related to courses. Experience and knowledge with hardware selection, installation, testing, troubleshooting. Comprehensive knowledge of government and university health and safety guidelines. Ability to establish and maintain an effective communication with faculty, students and staff. Basic inventory and record keeping skills. Familiarity with updating simple web pages is an asset. Excellent oral and written communication. Excellent organizational, time management, interpersonal and analytical skills. Responsible for providing prompt and courteous service, proactive attitude, sociability and openness. Keeps abreast of changes in the field of laboratory teaching and collaborates with academic staff for a possibility to improve experiments. Excellent ability to multi-task; planning and executing complex tasks under pressure of deadlines; exercising good judgment in prioritization of tasks; analyzing, clarifying and interpreting complex information and issues effectively; work independently or as part of a team.
 
Cover Letter Required: Yes
 
Dates:
Internal Posting Date: December 6, 2013
Internal Application Deadline: December 13, 2013
 
Extended Posting Date: December 20, 2013
Extended Application Deadline: January 6, 2014
 
External Posting Date: December 20, 2013
External Application Deadline: January 6, 2014

Please Note: All applications must be received by 4:30 p.m. on the posted deadline date.

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