- Job Role: Materials Science
- Job Hours: Full-Time
- Sector: Industry
- Location: Middlesex
- Company: National Physical Laboratory (NPL)
- Salary: £24-27k depending on skills and experience
- Job reference: OD-2011-52-RS
- Posted Date: 29 July 2011 11:13:42
£24-27k depending on skills and experience
National Physical Laboratory, Teddington, Middlesex
The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) is one of the UK’s leading science facilities and research centres. It is a world-leading centre of excellence in developing and applying the most accurate standards, science and technology available.
NPL occupies a unique position as the UK’s National Measurement Institute and sits at the intersection between scientific discovery and real world application. Its expertise and original research have underpinned quality of life, innovation and competitiveness for UK people and business for more than a century.
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join NPL’s dynamic Surface and Nanoanalysis Group. The applicant will support activities in nanoparticle measurement, working on industrially and environmentally relevant nanomaterials with an emphasis on detection and measurement at interfaces.
The position would suit a graduate (2.1 minimum) of physics, chemistry, or a related subject, with an interest in nanotechnology, who enjoys learning new skills as part of a world-leading team. Responsibilities will include delivery of internal R&D programmes and external contract research and measurements. Good report writing skills and fluency in the English language are essential.
This is a two-year fixed-term post. Candidates will be considered for permanent positions that arise during this period or thereafter.
As part of the Serco Group plc, we offer competitive salaries, a wealth of career opportunities and a wide range of benefits.
NPL is based in a unique research environment which is located in pleasant surroundings on the edge of Bushy Park in south-west London. We have a host of onsite facilities including a subsidised crèche, restaurant, and a sports and social club.
NPL Management Limited is committed to supporting their people to develop both personally and professionally and is committed to equal opportunities.
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Closing date: 19 August 2011
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Tel: +44 20 8943 8636