Electronics Engineer in Medical Device Development

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7067116 (Ref.No. EPSEE1023)
Posted: June 22, 2020

Job Description

Do you want to join the STORM lab and be part of an exciting project developing a cutting edge robotic system that could revolutionise endoscopy? 

We are a small team of engineers and clinicians working on an innovative device to improve patient quality of life and survivability from colorectal cancer: the Magnetic Flexible Endoscope (MFE). As a talented and enthusiastic individual, you will be a vital part of the team, taking up a fast-paced and varied role that brings this technology to first-in-human trials. You will have exposure to extensive career development opportunities in the field of medical device development, both in industry and academia.

As an Electronics Engineer in Medical Device Development your main role will be to lead the design, fabrication and testing of MDR compliant electronic components for the MFE.

We are looking for someone who can start as soon as possible and ideally before September 2020.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Pietro Valdastri, PhD, Professor of Robotics and Autonomous Systems

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 3706 or via email: P.Valdastri@leeds.ac.uk 

Further information 

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Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences
School/Institute:  School of Electronic & Electrical Engineering
Section:  Institute of Robotics, Autonomous Systems and Sensing
Category:  Research
Grade:  Grade 6
Salary:  £27,511 to £32,817 p.a.
Working Time:  37.5 hours per week
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (1 year due to grant funding)
Release Date:  Friday 19 June 2020
Closing Date:  Sunday 05 July 2020
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  EPSEE1023

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