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Physicist Engineer (Optics) (24275)

£Competitive + Share Options

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Optical Systems, Imaging, PhD, Instrumentation, Multidisciplinary, Start-up

Looking to make an impact in your career? Keen to apply yourself on next-generation technology research and development? Our client is growing fast, and looking for an outstanding Physicist Engineer to lead projects on new optic systems central to their instruments. The role sits within a multidisciplinary team and so broad problem-solving skills and aptitude to apply technology within novel areas is required.


  • Advanced degree holder (MSc or PhD) in Mechanical Engineering or Physics. Strong preference for commercial work experience. Must demonstrate relevant project experience.
  • Demonstrable background in designing, building and testing optical and imaging systems.
  • Problem solving / troubleshooting skills with lab based optics.
  • Experience with Zemax would be desirable.

The company is a start-up, so experience working within a similar environment would be desirable. They are well financed, and have the stability and leadership for success. They will offer an excellent compensation package and share options.

Interested? Send your CV showing your relevant experience.

Optical Systems, Imaging, PhD, Instrumentation, Multidisciplinary, Start-Up, Innovation, R&D

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