Classic KTP Vacancy advertisement details

Reference: 3883/1

Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 5YW
Salary: £ 30,000 - £ 33,000 per annum
Qualification required: PHD Mat Sci/Eng/Phy Sci
Closing Date: 10 May 2019
KTP Advert Ref: 3883/1
Would you like to be part of a team pioneering the next evolution of metals 3D Printing? We have a Knowledge Transfer Partnership opportunity which delivers exactly that!
A collaboration between The University of Sheffield’s Department of Materials Science and Engineering Department and Photocentric Ltd. aims to develop new materials for a novel 3D printing platform. The partnership will involve research at the University’s state of the art Royce Translational Centre which will be embedded in Photocentric’s Peterborough facility.
The successful candidate will be a highly driven researcher with excellent project management skills who is comfortable
contributing to a wider team of scientists and engineers. They will be equally happy to present their work to the wider
Photocentric team as the project will impact on strategic decision making and commercial activity.
Skills required: Candidates must have a good honours degree (or equivalent experience) and hold a PhD or be close to completion (or have equivalent experience) in materials science, engineering or physical science or any other relevant discipline.
You will have the fascinating opportunity to take the results of your efforts forward and embed them in an already successful
company. You will play a pivotal role in the next phase of this exciting organisations growth.
Sheffield is one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes
a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and
development courses to support your personal and professional development. As part of working as a KTP Associate you will have access to a dedicated personal development budget of £4,000.
Knowledge Base Partner: Sheffield, The University of
Company partner: Photocentric Limited
Company business area: Manufacture patented sachets of photopolymer called imagepac used to make stamps. Manufacture clear stamps from the imagepac product themselves and the polymer that goes in them and sell it in bulk to make stamps.
Contact: Professor Iain Todd, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Sir Robert Hadfield Building, Mappin Street,
Sheffield,
S1 3JD, Tel: 0114 222 5474
iain.todd@sheffield.ac.uk
Additional Info: http://www.shef.ac.uk/jobs

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