Research Engineer in Medical Device Development

Leeds, United Kingdom
£27,511 to £32,817 p.a.
23 Jan 2020
End of advertisement period
20 Feb 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Do you want to join the STORM lab and be part of an exciting project developing a cutting edge robotic system that could revolutionise endoscopy?

We are a team of engineers and clinicians working on an innovative device to improve patient quality of life and survivability from colorectal cancer – the Magnetic Flexible Endoscope (MFE). As a talented and enthusiastic individual, you will be a vital part of the team, taking up a fast-paced and varied role with high exposure to opportunities in both academia and industry.

Your main role will be to lead the design, fabrication and testing of MDR compliant electronic components for the MFE. Holding a Masters in Electronics Engineering or similar degree, you will have strong circuit design and fabrication experience.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Pietro Valdastri, PhD, Professor of Robotics and Autonomous Systems
Tel: +44 (0)113 343 3706 or email: 

Further information

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Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences
School/Institute:  School of Electronic & Electrical Engineering
Section:  Institute of Robotics, Autonomous Systems and Sensing
Category:  Research
Grade:  Grade 6
Salary:  £27,511 to £32,817 p.a.
Working Time:  37.5 hours per week
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (1 year due to grant funding)    
Closing Date:  Thursday 20 February 2020 Interview Date:  To be confirmed    
Downloads:  Candidate Brief