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Senior Physicist (Experimental / Instrumentation) (24250)

to £55,000 DoE + Benefits

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Industry Experience, Microscope / Control Electronics / Test-Rigs, Microfluidics

This multidisciplinary, scientific company is expanding and is looking to grow their Physicist team. Due to on-going and future projects, they are keen to hire a Senior Physicist to join their scientific team. The role will be a combination of hands-on R&D and project leadership with a strong focus on creative problem-solving for complex technical challenges for medical / healthcare applications. Broad applied knowledge is paramount, as well as the ability to work with engineering and other scientific disciplines.


  • Strong academic background (1st or high 2.1 + Masters) in physics from a top ranked Russell Group university (or equivalent ranked non-UK institute). A PhD or postdoc experience in experimental physics would be advantageous.
  • Demonstrable project experience (ideally within an industry environment) building scientific instrumentation (such as test rigs, microscope components, inkjet) that is based on optics / lasers, microfluidics, control electronics or surface chemistry.

Furthermore, strong communication skills, and the understanding on how to dissect a problem and lead projects to complete tasks is important. In return, an excellent remuneration package is on offer.

PhD / Postdoc, Microfluidics / Optics / Lasers / Instrumentation, Electronics, Multidisciplinary, Chemistry / Physics.

Industry Experience, Microscopes / Control Electronics / Test-Rigs, Microfluidics / Optics, Project Lead, PhD

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