Research Associate in Data Acquisition for Multi-Channel Optical Systems

We seek an outstanding research associate to participate in the development of a high-speed data acquisition system for an optical chemical species tomography prototype instrument. This project is part of a broader effort to develop quantitative tomographic imaging for the exhaust plumes of commercial jet engines involving a consortium of academic and industrial partners funded under the H2020 CleanSky2 CIDAR project. We seek candidates with substantial proven experience in digital electronics and instrumentation of measurement systems, preferably of an optical nature, with good communication skills and capable of working as part of a multidisciplinary team.

The post will be based at the School of Engineering and the Institute for Digital Communications at the University of Edinburgh, and will involve some travel for interaction with partners within the UK and Spain. The successful candidate will report to Dr Nick Polydorides, as the Edinburgh Principal Investigator, as well as the partners and coordinator of the CIDAR project according to the project schedule.

This post is full-time, fixed term for 18 months and is available from 1st October 2018.

The School aims to ensure equality of opportunity and holds an Athena SWAN Silver award. We welcome applications from everyone irrespective of gender or ethnic group. Appointment will be based on merit alone.

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Monday, October 1, 2018

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