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 UKâs 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 âconsultancyâ 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:
â¢ Apply hands-on Science to analyse & develop viable solutions to challenging real-world technical problems
â¢ Identify and research new âblue-skyâ technologies for possible commercial exploitation
â¢ Be part of international multi-disciplinary product development teams;
â¢ Design experimental apparatus and conduct proof-of-principle experiments
â¢ Develop prototypes involving elements of electronics, optics, mechanics, materials etc
â¢ Present results and findings to clients.
â¢ A Masters (MPhys/MSci ) 2.1 or above and /or a Doctorate PhD, EngD, DPhil in Physics or closely related discipline.
â¢ Broad knowledge of Physics from first principals
â¢ Intuitive understanding of how physics effects real world processes and products
â¢ Strong analytical and mathematical ability
â¢ Specific experience in areas such as sensors, actuators, vision systems, control algorithms, acoustics, robotics or complex electro-mechanics
â¢ A âhands onâ highly practical approach to experimental physics and instrumentation