Electronics Design Engineer (1.0 FTE)

Updated: about 2 months ago

  • Employment: 1.0 FTE
  • Gross monthly salary: € 2,836 - € 5,211
  • Faculty of Science
  • Required background: Research University Degree
  • Application deadline: 5 August 2021

We are looking for

You will support scientific staff, postdoctoral researchers and students in their research by means of advice, concrete design proposals, firmware and driver implementations for existing hardware, and new hardware designs. You will also, and in particular, be concerned with the integration of functionalities of different pieces of electronics. You will work in a team of engineers with complementary competences in analogue and digital electronics design, and in the production of (complex) electronics boards. We are part of the Nikhef consortium, which means that we have close connections to engineers and technicians based in Amsterdam (also for our engineering projects). In addition, the international character of our collaborations implies that our projects are usually performed by international teams from various institutes around the world.

We ask
  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or equivalent.
  • Good knowledge of high-speed electronics and real-time signal processing.
  • Experience in FPGA programming through VERILOG and/or VHDL.
  • Experience with Vivado/Vitis is preferred.
  • Experience with interfacing with embedded software is preferred.

We are

The position will be based at the High Energy Physics Department  of the Institute for Mathematics, Astrophysics and Particle Physics (IMAPP). The department participates in world-leading particle physics and astroparticle physics experiments. For these international experiments, at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland, the Pierre Auger Observatory in Argentina, the GRAND observatory in China, and in other places, cutting-edge data acquisition and triggering electronics are being developed and maintained. We maintain close collaborations with the TechnoCentre at the Faculty of Science of Radboud University and the technical departments at the National Institute for Subatomic Physics (Nikhef) in Amsterdam.

Radboud University

We want to get the best out of science, others and ourselves. Why? Because this is what the world around us desperately needs. Leading research and education make an indispensable contribution to a healthy, free world with equal opportunities for all. This is what unites the more than 22,000 students and 5,000 employees at Radboud University. And this requires even more talent, collaboration and lifelong learning. You have a part to play!

We offer
  • Employment: 1.0 FTE.
  • The gross monthly salary amounts to a minimum of € 2,836 and a maximum of € 5,211 (salary scale 10 or 11 ) based on a 38-hour working week, depending on previous education and number of years of relevant work experience.
  • In addition to the salary: an 8% holiday allowance and an 8.3% end-of-year bonus.
  • Duration of the contract: 1 year with the prospect of a permanent contract (after positive evaluation).
  • The intended start date is 1 October 2021.
  • You will be able to use our Dual Career and Family Care Services . Our Dual Career and Family Care Officer can assist you with family-related support, help your partner or spouse prepare for the local labour market, provide customized support in their search for employment  and help your family settle in Nijmegen.

Additional employment conditions
Work and science require good employment practices. This is reflected in Radboud University's primary and secondary employment conditions . You can make arrangements for the best possible work-life balance with flexible working hours, various leave arrangements and working from home. You are also able to compose part of your employment conditions yourself, for example, exchange income for extra leave days and receive a reimbursement for your sports subscription. And of course, we offer a good pension plan. You are given plenty of room and responsibility to develop your talents and realise your ambitions. Therefore, we provide various training and development schemes.

Would you like more information?
For more information about this vacancy, please contact:
Charles Timmermans, Senior Researcher
Tel.: +31 6 46 81 22 72
Email: c.timmermans@science.ru.nl
Apply directly

Please address your application to Charles Timmermans and submit it, using the application button, no later than 5 August 2021, 23:59 Amsterdam Time Zone.   

Your application should include the following attachments:

  • Letter of motivation.
  • CV including names and contact information of at least two references.
The first round of interviews will take place in the third week of August 2021.

We drafted this vacancy to find and hire our new colleague ourselves. Recruitment agencies are kindly requested to refrain from responding.

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