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Senior Electronic Engineer (Quantum Computing)

University of Sussex
Brighton, UK
37,099 to 45,585
Posting live until
13 Dec 2023

Job Details

37.5 hours per week. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).

Starting at £37,099 to £ 45,585 per annum pro rata if part-time

Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract

Are you an electronic engineer and would like to be part of an effort to develop practical quantum computers while having the possibility of settling in a stable long-term university role? 

The Sussex Ion Quantum Technology group are seeking to appoint a Senior Electronic Engineer with strong electronic design, hands-on testing and general engineering skills. The successful candidate should have a proven record in assisting the timely delivery of research or industry R&D projects.  

The main areas of responsibility for the post include: 

Carry out technical development and engineering tasks on a portfolio of research projects that require electronics engineering, computer programming, computer hardware control, and other lab related skills.
Some laboratory management through help with health & safety, equipment training, maintenance, automation and assisting with experiments.
Participation in of group activities and events such as inductions, skills development sessions for researchers, and more. 

You will be:

  • Independent and proactive
  • Organised and detail orientated
  • Highly technically skilled
  • A good communicator

You can find out more about the group at:

Please include with your completed application form a CV, cover letter, the contact details of three referees and a document explaining how you address each of the person specifications criteria.

The University is committed to equality and valuing diversity, and applications are particularly welcomed from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Science, Technology, Engineering, Medicine and Mathematics (STEMM) at Sussex. 

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

Please note: The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK.

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The University of Sussex is a leading research-intensive university near Brighton. We have both an international and local outlook, with staff and students from more than 100 countries and frequent engagement in community activities and services.

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