Electronic Engineer Technician

University College London - Department of Medical Physics & Biomedical Engineering Multimodal Spectroscopy Group

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 6. The salary range will be £27,545 to £29,809 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

The Department of Medical Physics & Biomedical Engineering is proud to host internationally-leading research groups covering a broad range of activities and is spread over several sites. Our staff and students have a diverse range of interests and expertise, covering many areas of physics, engineering, medicine, physiology, computer science, and mathematics. This provides a highly stimulating multidisciplinary environment for learning and for scientific research.

We seek to employ an Electronic Engineer Technician to lead the development/production of:

(i)    A NIRS demonstration instrument

(ii)   Electronic and optical development kits

(iii)   Technical solution (electronic circuitry and software) that will allow the output of an NIRS system to be connected to a control unit of an electric train and/or car.

(iiii)   Technical solution (electronic circuitry and software) that will allow the output of an NIRS system to be connected to a motor control unit, which can drive a toy vehicle or robot.

The post holder will work within the project team to design and develop electronics systems and sub-systems as required for the public engagement activities. In the current project, the electronic systems which will include optical measurement devices will need to be developed through engineering to reach full compliance with the objectives of the public engagement activities.

The post holder will be supervised directly by Dr Ilias Tachtsidis but will work as part of a team that includes engineers, physicists, clinicians and public engagement officers.

This post is funded for 2 years in the first instance.

Applicants must have a qualification (or equivalent work experience) in electronic engineering, or product designing, or equivalent training. Applicants will require experience in creating and maintaining CAD models and files and experience of electronic design and construction. Instrument design experience and proven track record of manufactured designs is essential.

UCL vacancy reference : 1557146

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below. The Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering holds an Athena Swan Bronze Award which recognises and celebrates good practice and commitment to advancing women’s careers in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine (STEMM) in higher education and research. The award reflects our commitment to the advancement and promotion of diversity and equality. For further information please visit http://www.ucl.ac.uk/medphys/women-in-medical-physics

If you have any queries regarding the position please contact Dr Ilias Tachtsidis at i.tachtsidis@ucl.ac.uk . If you have any queries regarding the application process please contact Tracy Pearmain on tracy.pearmain@ucl.ac.uk .

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

Interview Date: TBC.

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