Scientist (Device Physics) - Godmanchester

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East Anglia
£33,000 to £36,000 per annum
Salary Description:
£33000 - £36000 Per Annum
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Scientist (Device Physics) - Godmanchester

Salary - Circa £33k + £36k Health and Dental care + Life Assurance + Pension + 27days Holidays

The Client

The company are a leading firm who provides complementary expertise and knowledge to accelerate the translation of research into products. Our client has an interest in a huge range of novel technologies and actively works with partners to develop the potential for these technologies into marketable solutions.

The Role

Our client are looking for a Scientist to improve the performance of their biosensor readers/devices by correlating materials properties and process parameters to device performance. To evaluate new technologies in emerging applications in biosensor systems. Using the improved understanding in these areas, to aid development of new device structures and designs with improved limit of detection and dynamic range. The successful candidate will provide advice and generate ideas on physics/device physics for IP and potential external collaborations.

Skills and Experience

A PhD, or equivalent, in Physics or Material Science is essential.
Relevant experience in device development, with some experience in electrical (circuit design) and/or optical characterisation (spectroscopy) in semiconductor or organic device physics is essential.
Evidence of creative, inventive problem solving, with an aptitude for experimental work and with experience of solving complex problems is essential
Proactive and self-motivated with an ability to identify, promote and implement relevant research activities is essential.
Excellent time management skills and the ability to operate independently in a laboratory environment are essential.
Programming experience (for example, Labview, Python) and experience in setting up and troubleshooting new characterisation setups (for example, interfacing Keithley Source Measure Units, spectrometers, rotation stages etc.) is essential.
Relevant experience in clean room device fabrication would be an advantage.
Working knowledge of biosensing devices and strategies including immunoassay and molecular diagnostic approaches would be an advantage.
Excellent communication skills and the able to communicate clearly with people from a variety of technical and non-technical backgrounds at different levels of the organisation is essential.
Excellent team working skills is essential.
Self-motivated, creative and inventive with an aptitude for experimental work is essential.
An appreciation of the importance of the confidentiality of highly sensitive and a good understanding of the time-critical demands of target-driven industrial research is essential.

This is an outstanding opportunity to be part of a dynamic environment where your contribution will receive full recognition and reward. The company offers a competitive salary and benefits package including 27 days holiday, private health and dental care, life assurance and pension scheme.

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Tel: 0845 450 6635
Contact: Hamera

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