|Salary:||£33,966 to £45,585 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience.|
|Placed On:||26th September 2023|
|Closes:||23rd October 2023|
We are seeking a new member of staff to join our research team to provide technical support for the delivery of a programme of work centred on diamond-based quantum sensing funded by the Royal Academy of Engineering.
The goal of this programme is to engineer integrated quantum sensors for deployment in real world settings including healthcare, aerospace, and environmental sensing. The purpose of the role is to provide support in the design, construction and operation of experimental systems integrating optics, electronics, signal processing and quantum technologies.
The role will provide support across the full product design lifecycle of the diamond-based quantum technologies (design stage, proof-of-concept, prototyping, production). Additionally, this role is also to meet the need for maintaining records required for compliance with health and safety, upkeep of designated laboratory space, provide supervision and training of laboratory users (staff and students) and undertake administrative support tasks (e.g., requisitioning consumables).
The successful candidate will have proven technical and/or experimental expertise in electronic circuit design and 3D printing. As well as proven ability to interface laboratory equipment with software e.g. Python, Matlab.
Candidate must also have a degree level qualification in Electronic/Optical Engineering or Physics with practical experience in electronics and optics OR a proven track record with extensive work experience in a relevant technical or scientific role.
This role is available fixed term for 2 years. Hours of work are full-time (36.25 hours); however, applications are also welcome from candidates wishing to work part time (minimum 20 hours per week). Please specify in your application if you wish to work part time and the number of preferred hours. Job share arrangements may be considered.
At the University of Nottingham, we are committed to providing generous employment packages whilst supporting the well-being of our staff to help them reach their full potential. As a University employee, you will have an excellent choice of benefits and rewards, including access to fitness and health facilities, staff discounts and travel schemes, along with 30 days' holiday allowance, University closure days and a highly attractive pension scheme.
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