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Graduate Scientist/Engineer - Sensor Development

Inside Biometrics International Ltd (IBIL) have an excellent opportunity for a 12-month graduate placement to assist with the development and clinical validation of a low-cost, minimally invasive sensor prototype glucose measurement device.

The Role

  • Based in Dingwall
  • Salary - £21,500 per annum
  • 12-month graduate placement
  • Full-time, 35 hours per week
  • Start date - March 2021

Job Title

Graduate Scientist/ Engineer - Sensor Development 

Employer

Inside Biometrics International

Background

Based in Dingwall near Inverness, Inside Biometrics International Ltd (IBIL) is a healthcare medical technology company that operates in the expanding global markets of diabetes self-testing devices and personal fitness tracking devices.

They have an excellent opportunity for a 12-month graduate placement to assist with the development and clinical validation of a low-cost, minimally invasive sensor prototype glucose measurement device.

Role Description

Specific tasks of the placement will include:

  • Adapting existing bespoke automated test systems to accommodate new designs of sensor prototypes (multi-generational).
  • Integrating new sensor prototypes into existing test systems.
  • Test system design and improvement.
  • Designing, programming and executing in vitro tests for sensor characterisation in support of process improvement and regulatory submission activities.
  • Undertaking sensor design, development and build activities including method development of manufacturing technologies.

The successful candidate will (with team support) own part of a project and develop the necessary skills to allow successful project completion. They will also be expected to devise possible technical solutions to anticipated problems, as well as reacting to problems and correcting them as necessary.

For informal enquiries regarding this position please contact Jamie Rodgers on 01349 204002 or email careers@inside-biometrics.com

This position is part funded by Highlands and Islands Enterprise and the European Regional Development Fund.

Company benefits

In house training will be provided by experienced members of the IBIL team, and external training offered if required.

Skills

Essential:

  • Degree in a relevant Scientific or Engineering discipline (graduated within the last 4 years).
  • Effective communicator.
  • Competent technical writing skills
  • Ability to practice technical skills and perform experimentation/investigation efficiently, adhering to a high standard of safety.
  • Proficient in general lab techniques/Good Lab Practice e.g. solution preparation, use of lab equipment, flow systems, electronics set up, use of lab reference equipment, or have knowledge of.

Desirable:

  • A good understanding of working within a regulated environment.
  • Knowledge of computer programming languages and some relevant experience.
  • Ability to work within a dynamic team
  • Good problem solver.
  • Self-motivated and adaptable.

Qualifications

Minimum Degree Level, preferably related to Life Sciences or Engineering. N.B. To be eligible to apply for this ScotGrad placement you must have graduated within the last 4 years and be available for an immediate start. Please click here for details.

Location

Dingwall

Closing date

Tuesday 2 March 2021

Salary

£21,500 per annum

Duration

12 months

To apply please complete our online application form.

Online application form

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ScotGrad

Established in 2013, ScotGrad is a graduate and student placement programme operated across the Highlands and Islands by HIE, part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund.

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