Post Doctorate Researcher

Postgraduate Lincoln, Canterbury


  • Do you have a recent PhD in Physics or Electrical/Electronic Engineering?
  • Have a passion for research into electromagnetic physics and engineering?
  • Interested in joining a highly skilled team in the development of novel medical sensors?

Lincoln Agritech Limited (LAL) is a leading edge, independent research and development company with a wide variety of industrial, agritech and environmental projects (  Lincoln Agritech employs around 50 staff, including scientists, research engineers and software developers.  We are small, we are nimble, and we punch above our weight.

Lincoln Agritech is a wholly owned subsidiary of Lincoln University with its head office based on campus at Lincoln, near Christchurch and a North Island office based at the Ruakura Research Centre in Hamilton, New Zealand.

We have an exciting opportunity for the role of Post-Doctoral Researcher in our Electromagnetic Sensors Group to undertake research in an MBIE funded programme entitled “Hand-held high resolution medical imaging using microwave metamaterial lenses”. This group has a long and successful history of research and design into electromagnetic sensors for a variety of industries including agriculture, manufacturing and environment. Our new 5-year programme into medical imaging, well supported by collaboration with New Zealand and International world-renowned experts, will seek transformational change in point of care medical evaluation.

Our ideal candidate will have the following:

  • A recent PhD in either physics or electrical/electronic Engineering. Those in other relevant fields of research may also be considered.
  • Experience in electromagnetic theory and application – experience in wave propagation or antenna design would be an advantage.
  • An ability to design, construct and execute experiments in a lab environment.
  • Skills in algorithm development for one or more applications in signal processing, modelling and hardware control.
  • Clear and confident communication skills capable of actively participating in a multidisciplinary science team.

For more information about the role please visit our website and review our position description here.

Please apply online and upload your CV and cover letter 

All applications must be received no later than 9am Monday 28 January 2018.