Engineering and Technology: Electronics, Medical Physics: Nuclear Medicine, Physics: Semiconductor
Kromek Group plc is an international technology group and a leading developer of high-performance radiation detection products based on cadmium zinc telluride (CZT) and other advanced technologies. Using its core technology platforms, Kromek designs, develops and produces x-ray and gamma-ray imaging and radiation detection products for the medical, security screening, Homeland Security and civil nuclear markets. The Group has operations in the UK and US with over 120 employees including 15 Ph.D. scientists.
We invite you to become part of a team that develops real world enriching applications including X-ray based Bone Densitometry, Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT) medical imaging, baggage and Homeland Security scanners.
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Kromek has an immediate opening for a Detector Physicist/Engineer in the Application Development and Detector Design group. The group investigates detector and system design, including front-end readout electronics, data flow, calibration, and end-use algorithms. We build proof of concepts and product-ready prototypes in all key Kromek markets.
Develop and refine applications and detector designs.
Translate ideas into testable prototypes, product requirements and specifications in conjunction with customers and engineers.
Conduct simulations and lab experiments in order to understand the impact of detector, signal processing electronics and calibration methods on overall system performance.
Document, present and review new ideas, research details and conclusions.
Ph.D. or equivalent in Physics, Engineering Physics, Nuclear Physics, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent.
Skills and abilities
Expertise in radiation physics, photon detectors, electronics and simulation.
Familiarity with lab test instruments.
Ability to design, set up, and carry out experiments.
Familiarity with common programming languages and data analysis software.
Ability to read, interpret and write scientific and technical documents.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, and propose solutions.
Ability to work alone or in a cooperative team environment.
Kromek Group plc is an international technology group and a leading developer of high-performance radiation detection products based on cadmium zinc telluride (CZT) and other advanced technologies. Using its core technology platforms, Kromek designs, develops and produces x-ray and gamma-ray imaging and radiation detection products for the medical, security screening, Homeland Security and civil nuclear markets.The Group’s products provide high-resolution information on material composition and structure and are used in multiple applications, ranging from the identification of cancerous tissues to hazardous materials, such as explosives, and the analysis of radioactive materials.The Group’s business model provides a vertically integrated technology offering to customers, from radiation detector materials to finished products or detectors, including software, electronics and application specific integrated circuits (ASICs).The Group has operations in the UK and US with 120+ employees (15+ PHDs).
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