Research Fellow in Physics

Nottingham Trent University - Physics and Mathematics, School of Science and Technology

Clifton Campus

Additional information: Fixed-term for 26 weeks

The School of Science and Technology is one of the most innovative in the UK, with state-of-the-art facilities in Bioscience, Chemistry, Computing, Physics, Forensics, Sport Science and Technology. We pride ourselves on our strong multidisciplinary ethos and delivery of excellent taught courses. Our cutting-edge research attracts substantial external funding to underpin our research programmes and PhD supervision.  We are committed to delivering outstanding teaching and research that changes lives and society.

Applications are invited for a six-month fixed term position to develop and apply sophisticated image analysis routines (in Matlab) to objectively quantify the patterns seen in an extensive database of dried blood droplets. We will look for statistically relevant correlations between the patterns and various measured physiological parameters.

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. qualification in Physics / Materials Science / Image Processing / Mathematics or a closely related discipline. Relevant expertise in research techniques and methods, image processing, programming, and experience of scientific writing are essential. Experience of using Principal Component Analysis would be highly desirable. The successful candidate should also have excellent I.T. and advanced communication skills, and have the ability to show initiative and work effectively and collaboratively in a multidisciplinary research team.

Due to the funding conditions the successful candidate should ideally be available to start work by early 2018.

Closing date – 7 January 2018
Interview date – 15 January 2018

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If you have any specific queries in relation to this position, please contact Dr David Fairhurst (

Nottingham Trent University is committed to promoting equality and valuing diversity and we seek people who share those values.

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