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Experimental Physicist / Engineer (24409)

Cambridge - South
£Excellent + top benefits

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Hands-on design and creativity, acoustics, mechanics, fluidics, Cambridge

This start-up company is developing novel and cutting edge technology to be used in a range of application areas, from micro fuel cells to portable diagnostic instruments. The products genuinely contribute to people's welfare. The company is well-backed by an established successful technology company with robust long-term investment.

This role is for an experimental physicist / engineer to develop next generation design, using their strong intellect and creativity to solve technical problems embracing microfluidics, electromechanical systems and acoustic theory. The team are at an exciting stage of development and will welcome a hands-on engineer / physicist to join their collaborative working environment.

The role will involve working on initial concept generation and evaluation followed by design and prototyping in the lab. Strong analytical skills are required with a deep understanding of physics and its application to practical systems.

As part of a start-up company, you will have the chance to get involved at all stages of the product design and development; this also includes relating to clients hence a clear and assured communication style is key.

You must have at least a 1st or 2.1 master's degree in Physics or Engineering from a well-ranked university (i.e. As/A*s at A level) with either a relevant PhD or commercial work experience. You will be technically excellent with strong experimental and analytical physics skills. Of particular interest would be knowledge in mechanics, fluidics and acoustics.

This is an excellent opportunity to leverage your experience in a dynamic development environment.

Keywords: New product development, top qualifications, acoustics, mechanics, fluidics, modelling, COMSOL, ANSYS, Cambridge, Cambs.

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