Research Engineer in Optoelectronics (KTP Associate)

Cranfield, United Kingdom
£30,000 to £36,000 per annum
29 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
24 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

School/Department Cranfield Defence and Security
Based at Off Campus
Hours of work 37 hours per week
Contract type Fixed term contract
Fixed Term Period Fixed term for 2 years
Salary £30,000 to £36,000 per annum, dependent upon skills, qualifications and experience, plus £4,000 personal development budget
Apply by 24/11/2019

Role Description

As a KTP Associate, you will work closely with the Cranfield Defence and Security (CDS) academic team at Cranfield University.

You will be the key person to deliver the goals of the project through your skills in technology, as well as your ability to success in challenging environment at times to keep the business plan on course and exceed expectation.  The project will focus on novel light emitting diodes (LED) device fabrication engineering.

You will lead the development of new LED devices, addressing some real life manufacturing challenges. You will plan, design, manufacture and characterise the LED devices required to specific engineering applications. You will take charge of a new product development from the start to end and incorporate your design in new commercial products.

As a minimum, this role requires a Master level degree in Physics/Electronic engineering or related subject. It would be advantageous if you also have a PhD, preferably with experimental research in one of these areas.

This role requires knowledge of compound semiconductor materials and devices and that include material assessment and designs, device fabrication processes and lithography techniques and characterisation of LED devices along with reliability testing of LED devices. Knowledge of semiconductor modeling software and experience of using some would also be desirable in this role. This role would suit an individual with excellent compound semiconductor design, simulation and hands on fabrications skills and the ability to learn new skills quickly. Previous demonstrable experience of working with compound semiconductor is also essential.

For an informal discussion, please contact (Lead Academic and knowledge Base Supervisor) Dr Ata Khalid, Lecturer in Sensors and Sensor Systems, on (T); +44 (0)1234 75 4141 or (E);

At Cranfield, we value Diversity and Inclusion, and aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together harmoniously with dignity and respect and realise their full potential. We actively consider flexible working options such as part-time, compressed or flexible hours and/or an element of homeworking, and commit to exploring the possibilities for each role.

Interviews will be held 10 December 2019.