Research Engineer - GNS Science
Science New Zealand
Wellington, New Zealand
7d ago

Research Engineer - Scientist

  • Exciting opportunity to contribute towards leading research
  • Based in Gracefield, Lower Hutt
  • GNS Science, Te Pῡ Ao, is New Zealand's primary provider of Earth, geoscience and isotope research and consultancy services.

    Using world-class science, GNS Science seeks to understand natural Earth system processes and resources, and use their findings to develop economic, environmental and social benefits.

    The Materials and Air department comprises of around 15 staff with expertise in physics, materials science, electrical and mechanical engineering.

    We work with leading NZ universities, Crown Research Institutes and commercial organisations. Our research is focussed on advanced materials development for industrial products.

    We are looking for a Scientist to :

  • Undertake research in the development of sensor system design and the development of applications for the environmental, communication and transportation industries;
  • Contribute to both scientific and science consultancy projects; and
  • Contribute to the development of new sensor and material science applications, in partnership with the New Zealand Product Accelerator, National Science Challenge-
  • Science for Technological Innovation and MacDiarmid Institute of Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology.

    The ideal candidate will have the following :

  • B.E (Hons) or A Post-graduate qualification in Sensor Design, Materials Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Computer Science.
  • Experience in embedded electronic sensor design and development
  • Experience in PCB Design
  • Experience in developing successful proposals for research and commercial projects
  • Good publications record involving relevant topics
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including presentation skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • If you have high levels of energy and drive and want to work for a changing and evolving organisation, then GNS Science could be the place for you.

    Applications close : 5pm, Monday 17 September 2018

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