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    Part-time Researcher - SmartShield Project

     Jobsplus Permit No. 227/2022

    Definite - Part Time  

    Date of Call: 01/12/2023 10:00
    Closing Date: 13/12/2023 12:00
    Department: Institute of Engineering and Transport


The Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology is seeking to hire Part-Time Researcher to work on the SmartShield project.

SmartShield focuses on developing a smart sensor integrated into satellite shields to detect and quantify damage caused by space debris, which poses a significant threat to satellites in the expanding satellite market. As the number of satellites launched annually is expected to exceed 300 by 2026, with a market worth billion, the need for effective debris impact detection and assessment is crucial.


Applicants must possess a Bachelor Degree MQF Level 6 in the field of electronics.

Additionally, applicants should have the following competencies:

• Designing digital circuits and printed circuit boards (PCBs)
• Programming microcontrollers.

Work experience in research and electronics will be considered an asset.
Vacancies will be filled if and when openings become available. Successful candidates will be called to fill existing vacancies in accordance with the order of merit. Interested candidates are invited to apply by the closing date indicated in this advert.