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Research Associate/Fellow (fixed term) ENG297118

University of Nottingham - Engineering

Location: Nottingham
Salary: £26,495 to £29,799
Hours: Full Time, Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 29th August 2018
Closes: 28th September 2018
Job Ref: ENG297118

Salary: £26,495 to £29,799 per annum, (pro rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience (£29799 with relevant PhD).

A Research Engineer (either postdoctoral or in their PhD writing up year) is required to analyse and collect physiological data that consists both of the Electrocardiogram (ECG) and the Photoplethysmogram (PPG). The analysed output data will include for example heart rate variability, oxygen saturation (SpO2), pulse transit time, perfusion indices etc.

This work will have a high level of collaboration with local industry and international academic partners. The aim being to strengthen related REF Impact Case Studies via traditional academic and commercial outputs such as journal publications, conference presentations and widespread device deployment. Exploration of the research opportunities of both PPG and ECG along with determination of the minimum input noise power of PPG based systems. 

Applicants must have a first or upper second class honours undergraduate degree (or MSc with Merit or Distinction) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Physics, Computer Science or an equivalent degree along with a PhD (or in writing up year of PhD) in a related discipline. Experience of work with preferably both the ECG and the PPG (with SpO2) in a Matlab setting is essential.

This is a full time, 36.25 hours per week, fixed term post for 15 months. Job share arrangements may be considered. 

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Barrie Hayes-Gill, tel: 0115 9515547 Or email barrie.hayes-gill@nottingham.ac.uk. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

   
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