Lab Assistant / Research Technician

We're looking for a Research Technician to work in a laboratory in Cambridge on innovative optical systems. This is initially a 4 month booking to the beginning of March 2022.

Desirable knowledge, skills and experience include some or all of the following:
* Optics
* Working with Arduino and Raspberry Pi microcomputers
* Electronic imaging
* Motion control systems
* Electronics
* Opto-mechanical breadboard systems
* Image analysis
* Coding in python
* Ability to manufacture in-house small components in plastic, wood and aluminium for prototyping using basic workshop tools, a 3D-printer and a light-duty CNC router.

The successful candidate will work as part of a team, but will have the ability to work on their own initiative and organise time & workload accordingly. Good communication skills and excellent record keeping skills are required.

[ Cambridge,, Hourly rate: £17.95 | vacancy reference : 33594 ]

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