Research Assistant/Associate in Gas Sensors Manufacturing and Front-End Electronics Integration (Fixed Term) University of Cambridge, Department of Engineering United Kingdom

Research Assistant/Associate in Gas Sensors Manufacturing and Front-End Electronics Integration (Fixed Term)

A position exists, for a Research Assistant/Associate in the Department of Engineering, to work on gas sensors manufacturing and front-end electronics integration.


The key responsibilities and duties are to carry out manufacturing research of gas sensors and integration with sensor front-end, including layout design and fabrication on flexible hybrid electronics, as well as programming of microcontroller systems for sensors data acquisition and processing.


Applicants must have (or be close to obtaining) a PhD in Electrical/Electronic Engineering or equivalent. To perform the role, the applicants are required to have skills and experience in electronic sensor design and applications, PCB layout and fabrication, microcontroller based system design and program as well as knowledge in printed and flexible electronics. The applicant must be able to work independently, with excellent organisation, communication and time-management skills.


A good level of electronics testing and data analysis will also be required. The project will be in collaboration with the lead industrial partner in UK. Good scientific communication skills will be essential. The role holder will work closely with the EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Large-Area Electronics at Cambridge University, Electrical Engineering Division, and under the supervision of Dr Luigi G. Occhipinti, Principal Investigator.


Research Assistant salary scale: £25,728 - £30,688 Research Associate scale: £31,604 - £38,833


Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 31 March 2019 in the first instance.


Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.


To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.


Please upload your CV (including a publications list) and a covering letter by midnight on the closing date. Additional documents that have not been requested will not be considered as part of your application.


If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact: Rebecca Fowler, email: (Tel +44 (0) 1223 748390).


Please quote reference NM14409 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.


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