Electronics Engineer Ref 4716

School/department: Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Department of Physics & Astronomy
Hours: Full time. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: Fixed term until 31 July 2023
Reference: 4716
Salary: Starting at £33,797 to £40,322 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on:  2 November 2020 
Closing date: 2 December 2020. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected start date: ASAP


Job description

The Department of Physics & Astronomy in the School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences at the University of Sussex is seeking to appoint an electronics engineer to provide dedicated support to the Quantum Systems and Devices research group.

We are looking for a candidate with a degree in Electronics Engineering, or equivalent experience in electric development and assembly, to design and build electronics devices to meet the needs of the researchers.   The ideal person will bring:

  • a strong background in experimental research engineering
  • understanding of its function in a support role
  • good interpersonal skills and experience of working in a research team

The Quantum Systems and Devices research group is based in a newly refurbished laboratory suite in the Accelerator Building and conducts both experimental and applied research with ultracold gases.  We are core members of the Sussex Programme for Quantum Research and a partner in the UK Quantum Technology Hub (Sensors & Timing)

The appointment will be made at Grade 7, salary point depending on demonstrated experience and skills.

Please contact Dr Fedja Orucevic F.Orucevic@sussex.ac.uk for informal enquiries.

The University is committed to equality and valuing diversity, and applications are particularly welcomed from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Science, Technology, Engineering, Medicine and Mathematics (STEMM) at Sussex.

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How to apply

Download our professional services application form [DOC 183.00KB] and personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 162.50KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to mpsrecruitment@sussex.ac.uk

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You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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