Research Assistant/Associate in Novel Displays for Applications (Fixed Term) University of Cambridge, Department of Engineering United Kingdom

Research Assistant/Associate in Novel Displays for Applications (Fixed Term)


A position exists, for a Research Assistant/Research Associate in Novel Displays for Applications.


The post holder will be located in West Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, UK.


The role including the key responsibilities and duties can be summarised as: research and development of novel displays for applications, in particular in the context of display optics and performance optimisation; design and build experimental setups and demonstrators to address research objective and find solutions; compile and analyse quantitative and qualitative data, prepare reports and present results to summarise main findings and conclusions; write journal articles to reveal research findings if possible; manage own research and administrative activities, with guidance if required; work in a team and provide support to other work when required; and may assist in the development of student research skills.


The skills, qualifications and experience required to perform the role are: having obtained or being close to obtaining a PhD in a relevant specialist subject of optics, displays and/or computer visions, and demonstrating the ability to perform key responsibilities and duties as described above in the context of a strong publication record. Research experience in display optics and/or visual experience is essential, and research and development experience in optical design, spatial light modulators and/or evaluation of image qualities is desirable.


Salary Ranges: Research Assistant: £25,728 - £30,688 Research Associate: £31,604 - £38,833


Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 12 months 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 ensure that you upload your Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a covering letter in the Upload section of the online application. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application. Please submit your application by midnight on the closing date.


If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact: Ms Denisa Demko, email, tel +44 1223 748343.


Please quote reference NM14591 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.


The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.


The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.


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