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Chemical Sciences - Adaptive Sensors Group

Recruitment 2015

Postdoctoral Researcher (FP7 – Aquawarn Project)

Funded through the FP7 project ‘Aquawarn’, this Postdoctoral position is focused on the development of autonomous instruments that incorporate reliable reagent-based colorimetric methods for the sensitive detection of key analysis like pH, sulphate, COD, certain metal ions and TOC. The role will focus on system design and integration, covering mechanical components, microfluidics and fluidic components (pump, valves, interconnects), electronic circuit fabrication and testing, and control software development and validation. Reporting to Professor Dermot Diamond, the successful candidate will work closely on a day-to-day basis with other researchers to deliver a truly multidisciplinary group effort.

A copy of the job description and details on how to apply for this position follow the link below:

Research Assistant, Systems Integration & Rapid Prototyping

This position is focused on the delivery of electronic circuit design and fabrication for integration into functioning sensor platforms across several projects including (i) the in-situ detection and mapping of freshwater plumes in the marine environment; (ii) wearable sensors for monitoring sweat composition in real-time. The successful candidate will play a substantial role in the design and fabrication of these devices as well as support in their performance evaluation during trials. He/she will join a multidisciplinary team whose ethos is to mutual support across a range of projects, drawing on combined team expertise ranging across mechanical/electronic engineering, computer science, wireless communications, web database management, environmental science, materials science, and analytical chemistry.

A copy of the job description and details on how to apply for this position follow the link below: