Data Analytics Research Associate (KTP Associate)

University of Leicester - Mathematics

Open ended subject to fixed term funding until 30 November 2020.

Together our staff and students are discovering innovative ways to change the world for the better and there has never been a more exciting time for you to join us. We are ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide and have an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research. We are led by discovery and innovation, with the synergy between research and learning at the core of our activity.

The University of Leicester is seeking to appoint a Knowledge Transfer Associate to work with Photek Ltd on a collaborative Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) project. The Associate will be tasked with managing and delivering a multi-disciplinary, strategic project; which is a collaboration between the University of Leicester and Photek Ltd., involving experts in Mathematics, Physics and Electronics Engineering and Computer Science.

The project aims to develop innovative data analytics software and firmware solutions integrated with pixelated, high-speed photon/charged particle detectors and readout electronics.

The post-holder will be jointly supervised and mentored by academics from the University of Leicester’s Departments of Mathematics, Physics and Engineering and by technical experts from Photek Ltd., based in St Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex. Photek Ltd are specialist manufacturers of vacuum detectors and camera systems for photon and particle detection.

The company has identified an opportunity to develop their next generation of multi-anode and photon detector products and are working with the University of Leicester to develop the expertise required to build the new products. These detector systems are targeted at applications in High Energy Physics, LIDAR and Fluorescent Lifetime Imaging. The Associate will work closely with the company and University supervisors to develop the technology underpinning the new products.

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Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Dr Andrey Mudrov on am405@le.ac.uk or 0116 252 3606.

Assessments will take place in the second half of November 2017.

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