Senior Physicist -Technology R&D
A superb opportunity for an experienced PhD qualified Physicist to play a role developing new technologies / products at a highly regarded Technology Development Consultancy on the rural Cambs/Herts borders. The Physicist will join a team of the UK’s finest Engineers & Scientists in the role of Project Manager but still retaining direct technical involvement in a wide range of challenging and innovative NPD projects. Make no mistake -this may be called ‘consultancy’ but it is serious, hands-on science that is breaking technology boundaries in the areas such as medical devices, life sciences, consumer technology products, scientific instrumentation, industrial machines & processes. This is a challenging, highly varied and fun role offering career satisfaction and a highly attractive financial package including a competitive salary, bonus and benefits.
The Physicist will:
Apply hands-on Science to analyse & develop viable solutions to challenging real-world technical problems
Identify and research new ‘blue-sky’ technologies for possible commercial exploitation
Be part of international multi-disciplinary product development teams;
Design experimental apparatus and conduct proof-of-principle experiments
Develop prototypes involving elements of electronics, optics, mechanics, materials etc
Present results and findings to clients.
A Masters (MPhys/MSci ) 2.1 or above and /or a Doctorate PhD, EngD, DPhil in Physics or closely related discipline.
Broad knowledge of Physics from first principals
Intuitive understanding of how physics effects real world processes and products
Strong analytical and mathematical ability
Specific experience in areas such as sensors, actuators, vision systems, control algorithms, acoustics, robotics or complex electro-mechanics
A “hands on” highly practical approach to experimental physics and instrumentation