Type: Permanent

Date Posted: 45002

Closing Date: 45023

Location: St. Andrews, Fife

Salary: £25,285 to £28,929 per year


An exciting opportunity has arisen to work within the School of Mathematics and Statistics Technical Support Team as a Technician at the University of St Andrews. The role holder will join a Technical Support Team of three and a wider Professional Services Team of eleven, to support our staff and students with the technical and specialist computing provision within the School.

The role holder will be flexible and be able to prioritise the needs of students, academics and the School. They will possess excellent team and relationship management skills, sound judgement and effective problem-solving skills. They will have experience of working in a busy, customer focused environment and be committed to enhancing the School’s service to students, staff and external contacts.

Experience in a similar role in a University or research environment with an understanding of teaching within Higher Education would be advantageous.

Informal enquiries may be directed to Steve Brooks, Senior Computing Officer, email:, Tel: 01334 46 3735, or Rachel Smith, School Manager, email:, Tel: 01334 46 3737.

We are fully committed to equality and diversity in our recruitment and employment policies. We operate family-friendly hours for core meetings and are happy to discuss flexible working arrangements for staff.

Applications are particularly welcome from people within the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented in professional posts at the University.

Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of the St Andrews experience. We strive to create a fair and inclusive culture demonstrated through our commitment to diversity awards (Athena Swan, Carer Positive, LGBT Charter, Race Charters and Stonewall). We celebrate diversity by promoting profiles of BAME, LGBTIQ+ staff and supporting networks including the Staff BAME Network; Staff with Disabilities Network; Staff LGBTIQ+ Network; and the Staff Parents & Carers Network. Full details available online: The School of Mathematics and Statistics is committed to creating an inclusive and welcoming environment that supports equality of opportunity and fair and equal representation for all
In accordance with the new immigration rules, it is with regret that this role does not meet the current suitability requirements set by the UKVI to enable sponsorship of migrant workers. The University encourages all interested candidates to apply regardless of nationality and all applications received are assessed against the essential and desirable criteria listed in the further particulars. The successful candidate will have to demonstrate their right to work in the UK prior to commencing employment and where required, obtain the right to work in the UK without relying on University sponsorship. Information on other visa options is available at or by contacting our HR Immigration Team on