Senior Sleep Technician

University of Surrey

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Surrey Sleep Research Centre
Location:  Guildford

£36,024 to £44,263
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date: 
23.59 hours GMT on Thursday 23 November 2023
Reference:  060523

The Surrey Sleep Research Centre (SSRC) is seeking a motivated and experienced sleep technician with an appetite for research.  

The University of Surrey is a global community of ideas and people, dedicated to life-changing education and research. 

We are ambitious and have a bold vision of what we want to achieve – shaping ourselves into one of the best universities in the world, which we are achieving through the talents and endeavour of every employee. Our culture empowers people to achieve this aim and to collectively, and individually, make a real difference.

About the role

You will be managing and running sleep research studies in our six state of the art sleep laboratories and two rooms designed for sleep and circadian studies in people living with dementia. You will be working with a team of sleep scientists, post-docs and students on research areas ranging from sleep and cognition to sleep apnoea and dementia.

You will also be spearheading our sleep-science-in-the-community programme.  You will be able to score sleep records in accordance with AASM criteria but also have an interest in novel approaches to quantify sleep, enjoy working with novel technologies and data.  The SSRC is a leading sleep centre in the UK and beyond and is keen to welcome you to join our collaborative environment.  

About you

You should possess a Life Science Degree or an equivalent qualification in a Science-related field. Furthermore, you should either be a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist or be actively working towards achieving an equivalent qualification.

Practical experience in a research or clinical sleep environment is crucial, as is proficiency in handling specialized equipment, software, and procedures specific to the field. Additionally, you should have a background in supporting technical aspects of sleep research, including the reporting and interpretation of sleep records.

How to apply

Please apply via the University website and submit a CV with your application. Please note interviews are scheduled to take place on 5th December 2023.

For more information: Please contact Prof Derk-Jan Dijk [email protected]

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In return we offer a generous pension, relocation assistance where appropriate , flexible working options including job share and blended home/campus working locations (dependent on work duties), access to world-class leisure facilities on campus, a range of travel schemes and supportive family friendly benefits including an excellent on-site nursery.

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The University of Surrey is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all.  We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community.  Therefore we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.

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