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Experimental Engineering Physicist (25435)

to £42,000 DoE + benefits

PhD / Postdoc role for a hands-on instrumentation physicist

This IP-rich company develops new technical instrumentation based on broad fundamental physics that impact applications in biology and chemistry. The team are a collection of PhD level scientists and engineers, working on multidisciplinary projects.

They currently are recruiting for an Engineering Physicist to join their experimental team to work on a range of projects including technologies in microfluidics, optical systems, electronics and sensors for instruments. Work will include building test rigs and running experimental setups, and solving complex problems.


  • Strong academic background including a 1st / high 2.1 in Physics (from a Russell Group University or equivalent) and a PhD.
  • Demonstrable PhD (or post-doc) project experience developing an instrumentation system (or sub-system) incorporating optics, microfluidics, or sensors.
  • Understanding of electronics used within an instrument (could include microcontrollers or PCBs).
  • Excellent communication skills – must be able to work in a team collaboratively and take a lead on projects when required.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to take their first steps into industry having recently completed a PhD or first postdoc.

Please apply with your CV including relevant projects.

Keywords: PhD / Postdoc, Optics, Microfluidics, Sensors, Electronics, Instrumentation, Experimental, Test Rigs

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