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Research Fellowship for Industrial Photonic projects applied to Agri-tech

Engineering & Applied Science

Location:  Aston University Main Campus
Salary:  £33,199 per annum
Grade:  Grade 08
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (8 months to 28 February 2020)
Basis:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Wednesday 10 July 2019
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  R190216

The Aston Institute of Photonic Technologies is seeking to appoint a Research Fellow to work with industry in the Marches region on various projects supporting agri-tech. The post is funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

You will join the world-renowned Aston Institute of Photonic Technologies and will be working at the cutting edge of the industrial applications of photonic technologies. This is an opportunity to become a member of a vibrant team with a successful track record in photonics. It is a particularly exciting time as the group is extending its research activities in a number of areas, including supporting the food and agri-tech industries.

You should have a PhD or equivalent degree in photonics, laser physics, optoelectronics, sensing or relevant fields. Exceptionally, candidates with a strong BSc and MSc or equivalent in these fields may be considered. Preference will be given to applicants with proven expertise and a good research record. Previous experience of working in (or with) industry would be advantageous. The ability to both conduct independent research and to work effectively as a member of a team is essential. The level of appointment will depend on the qualifications and relevant experience of the successful applicants.

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