Optical Physicist

Enterprise Recruitment Ltd
£40000 - £55000/annum Excellent Benefits
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Optical Physicist


This role will play a pivotal part in all stages of research from idea generation to proof of concept experiments and early stage prototypes, for an expanding company who focus on x-ray and optical inspections systems which can be used in a range of different industries. Although research is key in the role it will also be hands on so you will be required to work with developing optical and x-ray test rigs. This role requires a motivated scientist who can develop expertise and provide technical leadership and help to shape the current and future product range for years to come. Other responsibilities will include:

-          Design and perform proof of concept experiments to test new technology areas.

-          Working on the generation of new technology ideas related to x-ray and optics principles.

-          Evaluate new technologies provided by partner companies, universities and suppliers.

-          Working with the broader scientific community to understand new and future technologies within the field.

For this position you will need:

-          A PhD or degree within physics or optics or a related discipline.

-          Experience of working with optics, x-ray, semiconductor detectors, photonics or lasers.

-          Some practical industry experience with the ability to liaise with engineers at all levels.

-          Strong hands on skills within designing and performing experiments and building test rigs.

-          Any Matlab or Comsol is advantageous.

This role is part of a new team that are working on the development of future technologies for a company who invest heavily into the long term develop of their staff