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Product Design Scientist [REF: DEV0614]

Job Outline

We are seeking to recruit a Product Design Scientist to join our development team. The development team is responsible for generating new products for fluorescence and flash photolysis spectroscopy, including new light sources, spectrometers and detection systems. The prime aspect of this role is instrumentation development in the field of optical spectroscopy. The ideal candidate will have relevant industrial experience and ideally a university degree in a relevant subject such as optics, engineering, physics, chemistry, biochemistry, or biophysics. Candidates who do not have formal qualifications but can demonstrate relevant work experience will also be considered.p>

It is expected that the candidate will have a thorough knowledge in the principles of optical design concepts, light propagation, light dispersion and data acquisition techniques. Candidates must be able to devise new products and optical building blocks, produce specifications for mechanical, optical, electronics and software design requirements. You will also be expected to devise experimental laboratory work and use the experimental results to produce technical documentation such as manuals, technical notes and application notes.p>

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Profound knowledge in the field of optics and optical design.
  • Experience with monochromators / spectrographs and CCD technology.
  • Knowledge in imaging, spectrograph design.
  • Ability to work experimentally in an optics laboratory
  • Capability to provide simple solutions to technical problems.
  • Experience of working in a team of optics, electronics, mechanics and software design engineers.
  • Work independently be self-motivated and possess good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and be able to meet deadlines.
  • Experienced and competent with Microsoft Office suite.



Applications can either be made in writing to the contact details provided or email your CV to, along with current remuneration and vacancy REF number.

The Company can only process applications from candidates who possess a valid UK work permit and / or EU residency qualification.

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Edinburgh Instruments Ltd.,
2 Bain Square,
Kirkton Campus,
Livingston. EH54 7DQ.
United Kingdom.

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