Research Fellow (103843-1121) –Job Reference: 1881064
University Of Warwick
The Department of Physics seeks to appoint an ambitious Research Fellow to join the Ultrafast and Terahertz Photonics Group at the University of Warwick. The position is available as soon as possible for up to three years in duration. Join our team to make a difference to the fight against cancer.
You will join the EPSRC-funded £8M project ‘Terabotics’ led by Professor Emma MacPherson at the University of Warwick. You will work closely with the Robotics Team led by Professor Pietro Valdastri at the University of Leeds and also collaborate with clinicians at the University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire. Your research goals will be related to developing robotics for applying THz imaging and spectroscopy techniques to detection of skin cancer and other skin conditions. Particular focus will be on integrating THz image approaches with the KUKA surgical robot, and speeding up and improving the accuracy of terahertz data acquisition.
You will be an excellent communicator capable of working effectively both independently and as part of a research team. You will possess excellent planning and time management skills to ensure your research objectives are achieved effectively.
If you have not yet been awarded your PhD but are near submission or have recently submitted your PhD, any offers of employment will be made as Research Assistant on level 5 of the University grade structure (£30,497. Upon successful award of your PhD and evidence of this fact, you will be promoted to Research Fellow on the first point of level 6 of the University grade structure (£31,406 pa).
For more information about the role, please click here. Please direct all informal inquiries to Dr Emma MacPherson: E.MacPherson@warwick.ac.uk.