|Placed On:||11th October 2018|
|Closes:||11th November 2018|
University of the West of Scotland in Partnership with Alphasense Limited
Salary Up to £30,000 per annum, plus £4,000 personal development budget (A higher salary will be considered for candidates with a PhD)
Based in Essex with occasional travel to Paisley
Fixed Term 24 Months
The Institute of Thin Films, Sensors & Imaging within the School of Computing, Engineering and Physical Sciences at UWS is well established and an internationally recognised research institute.
An exciting opportunity for a physicist/scientist/engineer has become available to work full time on a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP). The aim of the project is to develop and launch a new gas sensing system as a commercial product as well as develop novel thin film devices using sputtering techniques.
Alphasense started in 1997 and is an independent gas sensor development and manufacturing company, producing both portable and fixed air quality monitors for urban air, indoor air quality and odour detection. They manufacture thousands of electrochemical gas sensors daily and are the largest supplier of oxygen sensors for industrial safety worldwide. They invest in the four gas sensor technologies: electrochemical, metal oxide, optical, and enthalpic. Alphasense has committed to the air quality market since 2007 and are one of the main suppliers of low cost air quality sensors, globally. They invest in manufacturing facilities and research with UK Universities. Revenue generation is based on selling sensors and sensor systems.
Find out more by visiting: www.alphasense.com
This position forms part of the Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) funded by Innovate UK. To find out how KTP works with business and the University, and the vital role you will play if you successfully secure a KTP Associate position, please visit: www.ktpws.org.uk
The successful candidate must possess:
Knowledge and/or experience is required in some of the following:
Essential skills we require as a minimum:
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Interviews to be held on Tuesday 20th November 2018
UWS is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups.
UWS is a “Disability Confident” employer.
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