Unit : Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Salary : £37,099 to £44,263 Location : Milton Keynes Please quote reference : 21478 Full Time, Fixed-term post for 1 year Closing Date : 8 March, 2024 - 12:00
Interview date: Interviews will be held in person at our Milton Keynes Campus on Monday 25th March 2024. Applicants shortlisted for interview will be expected to deliver a 10-minute presentation on their relevant skills and experience and how they would bring this to the benefit of this project.
It is expected that the successful candidate will work full time in the research environment at Milton Keynes.
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The role holder will have responsibility for the design, testing and analysis of data from detector devices to be used in future spaceflight instrumentation. The Open University has a leading role in multiple upcoming and potential future spaceflight imaging instruments, destined to explore the Moon and Mars. This role will involve the characterisation of spaceflight detector technology. This will be achieved through the design and implementation of experiments in the laboratory and at external facilities to investigate the performance of various detector technologies for application in major future space exploration activities such as the International Mars Ice Mapper mission, the EnVision mission to Venus and the JUICE mission to the Jupiter system. The role holder will have the opportunity to interact with the staff at the European Space Agency, NASA, the Canadian Space Agency and Japanese Space Agency.
The postholder will join the vibrant Centre for Electronic Imaging and Atmospheric Research and Surface Exploration groups within the School of Physical Sciences, making use of the group’s specialist detector characterisation facilities based in the STEM Faculty laboratories. Appropriate training in detector characterisation techniques will be provided for applicants, where needed.
Skills and experience
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We have a strong commitment to providing training and development in and beyond your current role. This includes thorough induction into the organisation and regular reviews of your training and development needs.
We also offer a great range of benefits that support our employees and their families for the long term. Staff Benefits include an attractive pension proposition and 33 days holiday per annum pro rata, plus Bank Holidays and Christmas closure days.
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