Current Vacancies


Post-Doctoral Researcher, Physics PI

CDT currently requires a Post-Doctoral Researcher within CDT’s Technology Scouting and Feasibility team (Platform Innovation) to propose, investigate and evaluate novel projects and technologies associated with the themes of “sustainability” and “digital transformation”. In this role you will perform detailed assessments of the status and trends of diverse physics-related technologies and recommend areas of strongest potential interest. Building on this you will develop well-considered project proposals and will design and perform experiments to deliver the identified goals and make recommendations regarding scientific and commercial viability. There will be significant opportunities for creative contributions of ideas and you will be expected to generate new Intellectual Property (IP).

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Scientist, Chemistry PI

CDT currently requires a Scientist to support its technology scouting and innovation team in identifying and investigating new research themes and projects based on advanced materials. In this role, you will be building CDT’s expertise in new areas as part of an interdisciplinary team that includes biochemists, chemists, physicists and engineers. This will form a key part of CDT’s plans to expand its activities with novel advanced materials, particularly within the themes of “Sustainability” and “Digital Transformation”.

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Scientist, Physics PI

CDT currently requires a Scientist to support its technology scouting and innovation team in identifying and investigating new research themes and projects across a number of technology areas. In this role, you will be building CDT’s expertise in new areas as part of an interdisciplinary team that includes biochemists, chemists, physicists and engineers. This will form a key part of CDT’s plans to expand its activities with novel advanced materials, particularly within the themes of “Sustainability” and “Digital Transformation”.

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Scientist, Chemistry OPD

CDT currently requires a Scientist, Chemistry to develop CDT’s next generation of organic electronic materials by designing and synthesising new functional materials to a high level of purity, working within a multidisciplinary team to further material performance for organic photodiode (OPD) applications.  

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Patent Attorney, IP

CDT is looking to recruit a bright, versatile Patent Attorney with excellent interpersonal skills. Working within CDT’s IP team, you will support our 100 strong interdisciplinary research team, which has world-class expertise in physics, chemistry, engineering, micro-electronics, materials and life-sciences. CDT currently has a portfolio of nearly 400 patent families across a broad range of countries and has recently ramped up its filing activity to keep in-line with its fast-paced innovative R&D.

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Senior Scientist, Chemistry PI

CDT currently requires a Senior Scientist to take a leading role in its technology scouting and innovation team in identifying and investigating new research themes and projects based on advanced materials. In this role, you will be building CDT’s expertise in new areas as part of an interdisciplinary team that includes chemists, physicists, engineers, and biochemists. This will form a key part of CDT’s plans to expand its activities with novel advanced materials, particularly within the themes of “Sustainability” and “Digital Transformation”.

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Scientist, Physics OPD

CDT current requires a Physicist to work as part of our organic photodetector (OPDs) research team, to evaluate novel materials and architectures and to propose novel approaches to enhance device specifications. In this role you will co-ordinate experiments, fabricate devices and conduct optical and electrical characterisations, together with the analysis of results to enhance fundamental understanding of OPD devices and to develop key Intellectual Property.

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