Applications Engineer

Vacancy posted: Wednesday, 19 October 2016

Salary: 34,956 - 41,709
Location: Paisley

Closing date: 21 November 2016
Job ref. no.: 000291

School: Engineering & Computing

Campus:  Paisley

Job Title:  Applications Engineer       

Req No:

Salary Scale:  £34,956 - £41,709

Full-time: 35 Hours per week, Fixed Term for 6 months

University of the West of Scotland is a leading edge modern University at an exciting stage of development.  As part of our on-going investment in people, we are looking for engaged, motivated and talented individuals to make a real impact on the local, national and international communities we serve.

The School of Engineering and Computing is one of the leading players in Thin Films, Sensors and Imaging with extensive expertise in research and development and collaborative working relationships with multinational companies.

We are seeking to recruit a talented Applications Engineer to develop electronics hardware and software for a prototype ultrasound probe for the detection of dental disease. This is part of a Scottish Enterprise High Growth Funded project to commercialise research that has taken place in the school. This is an opportunity to work in an exciting and challenging early stage spin-out environment. The job is for 6 months in the first instance, if the project is a success, there is the possibility of extension and movement into the spin-out company.

The successful candidate should possess a doctorate (or equivalent qualification) in physics/engineering/computing or in a related discipline and possess demonstrable experience in electronics and computer programming (C/C++/Python/Linux/Windows/Mac).  Experience of medical devices and corresponding regulatory framework is desired.  

Effective communication and interpersonal skills, good project management skills and the ability to work independently or as part of a diverse team, collaborating with colleagues and sharing expertise are also essential.

The University of the West of Scotland is committed to provide a supportive and inclusive working environment.  We are working to improve the gender balance in the School, and as such we particularly welcome applications from women.

Informal enquiries in strict confidence to: Dr Dave Hughes,

Further information, including details of how to apply are available on our website.

Closing Date:     21st November 2016

Interview Date:   6th December 2016

UWS is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups.

UWS is a “Two Ticks” employer.

University of the West of Scotland is a registered Scottish charity, no. SC002520.

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Contact Name Dr Dave Hughes
Telephone 0141 848 3327
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