PhD Level Microfluidics Engineer

Date Posted:
£35,000 to £45,000 Per Annum
Opportunity Type:
Graduate Job - Agency Client
Closing Date:
STEM Graduates
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Our client is a newly established consumer focused healthcare company in the process of building its initial development team. The successful candidate to the post of Microfluidics Engineer will work as part of the R&D team to deliver their objectives. The successful applicant will bring knowledge and expertise of miniaturisation of fluidic systems, knowledge of fabrication methods and materials and experience with biological analysis to the implementation of our clients core technologies.

Job Responsibilities:

  • to take initiatives in the planning of research
  • to identify and develop suitable techniques, and apparatus, for the collection and analysis of data
  • to contribute to maintenance of research facilities and infrastructure
  • to conduct data analysis
  • to ensure the validity and reliability of data at all times
  • to maintain accurate and complete records of all findings
  • to write reports for submission to research sponsorsto identify, capture and record IP
  • to develop contacts and research collaborations and the wider community

Job Requirements:

PhD in Chemistry, Physics, Engineering or a closely related discipline, or equivalent research, industrial or commercial experience



  • Experience with the design and fabrication of microfluidic and miniaturised assay systems
  • Experience with the development and application of new techniques/assays/microfluidic devices
  • Experience of working as part of a research team
  • Experience of undertaking proof-of-concept studies
  • Experience with preparation of reports and documents.



  • Experience of biological analysis and assays
  • Experience with statistical analysis of data
  • Experience with a range of microfluidic fabrication materials
  • Experience with a range of microfluidic fabrication techniques
  • Experience with biological reagents
  • Experience with clinical samples
  • Experience with biological samples
  • Experience with clinical trials
  • Experience of industrial design for manufacturability