Classic KTP Vacancy advertisement details

Reference: 3483/2

Location: Bolton, Lancashire, BL3 2AB
Salary: Up to £28,452
Qualification required: Degree in Chemistry/Analytical Chemistry
Closing Date: 23 October 2017
KTP Advert Ref: 3483/2
As KTP Associate you will be employed by Lancaster University, but will be based at Compact Instruments, which is located in Bolton. Following on from proof-of-principle work, you will lead this exciting project which aims to design and develop a new range of commercial electrochemical sensors to monitor and control the water quality in both domestic and commercial aquariums. The project aims to deliver the research and development needed to fully understand and model the measurement process with the generation of sensing systems suitable for commercial exploitation. A key element of the work will be prototyping using 3D printing technologies. You will work closely with and be supported by the senior management team at CI and academics from the Department of Chemistry, principally Head of Department, Professor Peter Fielden (Analytical Chemistry), and Dr Nick Evans (Ion sensing molecules).
Skills required: Ideally you will have a PhD relevant to electrochemical sensors and/or chemical measurement instrumentation. Additional attributes will include a desire to learn about 3D printing prototype development along with good project management and team working skills.
Knowledge Base Partner: Lancaster University
Company partner: Compact Instruments Limited
Company business area: Manufacture speed measuring instruments (tachometers) and other related instruments of speed measurement.
Contact: Professor Fielden, Department of Chemistry
Lancaster University,
Lancaster,
LA1 4YB,, Tel: 01524 594748
p.fielden@lancaster.ac.uk
Additional Info: None

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