Research Scientist, UK National Physical Laboratory

A vacancy for a permanent position as RESEARCH SCIENTIST NUCLEAR PHYSICS has opened up at the UK National Physical Laboratory to work predominantly in the neutron metrology and measurement section, which would be suitable for PhD level nuclear physicists:  

Please see below at: http://careers.npl.co.uk/vacancies/  and the link for Research Scientist Nuclear Physics

For any initial informal questions on this role, feel free to contact Prof. Paddy Regan, U.Surrey and NPL

(p.regan@surrey.ac.uk or Dr. Steven Judge (NPL Group Leader, Steven.judge@npl.co.uk )

 JOB DETAILS BELOW:

 

 Job Ref:

65426

 Job Title:

Research Scientist Nuclear Physics

 Location:

Teddington

 Type:

Permanent

Salary:

£32,000-£35,000

 Closing date:

21st May 2017

 Job Description

 The UK's National Physical Laboratory (NPL) sits at the intersection between scientific discovery and real world application. One of the top three National Measurement Institutes (NMIs) in the world, we now have a regional presence and strategic relationships with Surrey and Strathclyde Universities. Our expertise and original research have benefited UK citizens and the UK economy for over a century.

The role
NPL has a vacancy for a research scientist to work in the neutron metrology section. The work will involve working on a wide variety of projects with partners from industry and academia, including the measurement of nuclear data for applications in the nuclear industry, and supporting instrument development and characterisation. In addition, NPL is aiming to invest in a new particle accelerator and the job holder would be involved in helping to build the business case and draw up the technical specifications.
The job holder would be working closely with the NPL / Surrey University Professor of Nuclear Metrology. Contributions to scientific journals and conferences are encouraged.
A degree in physics and a PhD in experimental nuclear physics or accelerator science are essential. Post-doctoral research experience would be useful.
The Requirements
• PhD/EngD in experimental nuclear physics or related field.
Desirable to have experience in several of the following:
• Excellent problem-solver, with record of achievement in a R&D environment.
• Knowledge and understanding of ionizing radiation detection.
• Experimental experience of ionizing radiation measurement and data analysis
• Track record of conference presentations and peer-reviewed publications.
• Skilled in developing software for instrumentation control and data analysis.
• Ability to work in an interdisciplinary project team, and as collaborator to academic & industrial partners.
About us
Based in a unique, purpose-built research environment, we are located in beautiful surroundings on the edge of Bushy Park, south-west London with a host of onsite facilities. These include a subsidised crèche, restaurant, free parking and our own sports and social club.
NPL Management Limited is committed to supporting its people to develop both personally and professionally and is committed to equal opportunities.
If you have any further questions please contact Thalia on 02089438760

Based in a unique, purpose-built research environment, we are located in beautiful surroundings on the edge of Bushy Park, south-west London with a host of onsite facilities. These include a subsidised crèche, restaurant, free parking and our own sports and social club.
NPL Management Limited is committed to supporting its people to develop both personally and professionally and is committed to equal opportunities. NPL Management Limited is a Stonewall Diversity Champion and an Institute of Physics Project Juno Supporter.

 

 

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