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Optics Physicist (25209)

Cambridgeshire - south
to £45k DoE plus excellent benefits

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Design new and complex optical systems

A top Cambridge company providing innovative science and engineering solutions is seeking an Optics Physicist to work with specialist colleagues on the creation of custom optical systems. The projects cover a wide range of applications, and the optical systems will evolve into tangible manufactured products.

The essential requirements for this role are:

  • A PhD or Master’s degree in Physics or Engineering from a well-ranked university, ideally with significant optics content
  • At least two years of experience working at the cutting edge of development in photonics or laser optics – this could be in an industrial or academic setting
  • Experience with modelling complex optical systems using Zemax (or similar)
  • The ability to work collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary team and come up with innovative solutions to complex questions

The company is based south of Cambridge, in purpose-built offices and labs, with plenty of parking. There is an attractive salary and a comprehensive benefits package available to the right candidate. If you’re seeking a varied, challenging and stimulating role, contact us now.

Keywords: pulsed lasers, silicon photonics, physics, optical systems, imaging, PhD, Zemax, Cambridge

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