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Post-Doctoral Researcher (Proof of Concept)

Post-Doctoral Researcher (Proof of Concept) - Godmanchester

Salary - Competitive + Health and Dental care + Life Assurance + Pension + 27days Holidays + Flexible working and remote working options

2 year fixed term contract

The Client

The company are a leading firm who provides complementary expertise and knowledge to accelerate the translation of research into products.

Our client has an interest in a huge range of novel technologies and actively works with partners to develop the potential for these technologies into marketable solutions.

The Role

Our client is seeking an experienced materials scientist, or similar, to join the Proof of Concept team (POC) as Post Doctoral Researcher.

The team is responsible for the technical evaluation of new materials and devices from potential partner companies and internal ideation, in order to support the creation of new business opportunities for the company's parent company.

The role will involve experimental characterisation and evaluation of novel materials across a wide range of disciplines such as energy materials, materials for electronic devices, and systems and materials for healthcare and food.

In addition to practical work, the role will involve development of project plans for technology evaluation, development and testing of hypothesis for improved performance, in depth analysis of results and making recommendation for future work.

The role also requires participation of internal ideation projects, through identifying unmet technology needs, proposing novel materials solutions and, with support, evaluation of the future business solution.

Skills and Experience

PhD, or degree with equivalent research experience, in an applied physical science, materials science or a related discipline.

Excellent academic credentials are essential and relevant Post-Doctoral research experience in materials or applied physics is desirable.

Experience in one or more of these areas: electronic mate

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