KTP Associate – Design Engineer

Hartlepool, Durham
£27,000 - £33,000
04 Feb 2020
End of advertisement period
08 Mar 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

KTP Associate – Design Engineer
Faculty of Engineering and Environment

This is a great opportunity to apply your engineering and design expertise in an ambitious project and be involved in the core business development strategy of Hart Biologicals. 

Hart Biologicals is engaged in the research, development, manufacture, and marketing of a range of diagnostic products for use in the detection, prevention and monitoring of a number of medical conditions.  They provide innovative and quality medical products to meet the needs of an ever-changing healthcare field.  

This KTP project will allow Hart Biologicals to develop a next generation of Warfarin and DOAC (direct oral anticoagulant) test device for monitoring of patient drug levels with optimal quality and precision analysis.  
You will benefit from the ongoing support and guidance of a wider project team from Hart Biologicals and the University, but will own and drive the project. 

The opportunities available to you:

  • To take a leading role in an ambitious project 
  • Potential to be retained in a permanent position within the company at the end of the project  £4,000 professional training and personal development budget
  • Residential leadership & management programme at Ashornehill College
  • Potential for performance-related bonus

For full details of qualifications, skills and experience required for the post, please review the available documents in the further information section below.

Please note that the post holder will be based at Hart Biologicals’ premises in Hartlepool and will be required to undertake travel in the region and elsewhere in the UK. 

Find out more about Hart Biologicals:

Find out more about the Department of Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering at Northumbria University:

To arrange an informal phone conversation with one of the project team please contact: Dr Hamdi Torun,

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply Now’ and submit a Covering Letter and your CV and where relevant any documents specifically requested in the Role Description and Person Specification. 

Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality and is a member of the Euraxess network, which delivers information and support to professional researchers. 

Please note that if you do not have permission to work in the UK, Northumbria University may not be able to obtain a Certificate of Sponsorship for you to take up this position.  

Please note this vacancy will close on 08/03/2020