Electronics Development Research Engineer

Applications to be received by 12pm on Monday 2nd of October 2017

Grade 7: Salary in the range £31,604 - £34,520 p.a.

We are seeking a full-time Electronics Research Engineer for Industry Secondment in London to join the Natural Interactions Lab at the Department of Engineering Science in Headington. The post is funded by The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council and is initially fixed-term for 12 months.

The successful candidate will work on the EPSRC Impact Acceleration funded project entitled “Technologies to achieve healthier contact-sport participation”. The objective of this unique project is to develop further a novel technology that can facilitate changes to achieve healthier sport participation. You will be responsible for: undertaking R&D tasks to deliver project requirements; developing Embedded Software; specifying, designing and assembling electronics, wiring layout and make adjustment to components; capturing schematics and run simulations; supporting colleagues with integration of the electronics; liaising with potential sub-contractors.

You should possess an MSc degree within electronics engineering or equivalent experience, have knowledge of design for EMC, experience in prototyping or experimentation and design, as well as experience in development and verification of PCB layout designs for manufacture.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Jeroen Bergmann: jeroen.bergmann@eng.ox.ac.uk.

You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement, including a brief statement of R&D interests (describing how past experience and future plans fit with the advertised position), CV and the details of two referees as part of your online application.

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 2 October 2017 can be considered.

The Department holds an Athena Swan Bronze award, highlighting its commitment to promoting women in Science, Engineering and Technology.

Please note that the University of Oxford's retirement policy is changing. With effect from October 1 2017, all employees at Grade 8 and above will have a retirement age of 68, and all employees at Grades 6 and 7 will no longer have a set retirement age. Further details are available at: www.ox.ac.uk/about/jobs/preemploymentscreening.

Contact: Jeroen Bergmann