Research Engineer in Electronics

Applications to be received by 12pm on Friday 26th of October 2018

Grade 7: Salary in tbe range £32,236 - £35,211 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: undertake R&D tasks to deliver project requirements; develop embedded software; specify, design and assemble electronics, wiring layout and make adjustment to components; capture schematics and run simulations; support colleagues with integration of the electronics; liaise 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:

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 26 October 2018 can be considered.

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

Contact: Jeroen Bergmann