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Research Assistant in Electrocorticography Using Organic Transistors (Fixed Term)

A position exists, for a Research Assistant in the Department of Engineering, to work on electrocorticography arrays based on organic transistors. The post holder will be located in West Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, UK, under the supervision of Profesor George Malliaras.

The key responsibilities and duties are: 1. Development of electronic control/readout system for interfacing with organic transistor arrays 2. Microfabrication of implantable probes

The skills, qualifications and experience required to perform the role are: A good degree (First Class Honours or equivalent) in Electronic and Computer Engineering. Knowledge of and experience with: - The ARDUINO architecture, for signal processing applications. - Design of hardware and software filters - Matlab. - Practical experience building and testing analogue filters in both software and hardware

The successful candidate will have demonstrated an existing interest in bioelectronics, and in the use of novel electronic materials. They will also have experience of working on successful team projects, managing their own workload and meeting project deadlines. The successful candidate will be encouraged to register for postgraduate study (PhD) as soon as possible after taking up the post.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 42 months in the first instance.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please upload your CV (including a publications list) and a covering letter by midnight on the closing date. Additional documents that have not been requested will not be considered as part of your application. If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact: Chris Pearson by email at:

Please quote reference NM13524 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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