Detector Scientist Industrial Placement
UK Research and Innovation
🚀 Placement Program
AI generated summary
- The candidate must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate STEM or related degree course, have strong academic background, knowledge of semiconductor materials and basic electronics, good laboratory skills, and the ability to work independently and within a team. Desirable skills include experience in computer programming languages.
- The candidate will work with ionising radiation to develop new X-ray detector technologies, characterise materials and electronics, and identify areas for improvement, with opportunities to travel and attend scientific experiments at large-scale facilities.
- The Detector Development Team is looking to recruit an undergraduate year in industry student. You will be part of a large multidisciplinary team working closely with a variety of scientists and engineers to develop new technologies in radiation detection for scientific research.
- Currently enrolled on an undergraduate degree course
- Are required or have requested to take an industrial placement year
- Able to commence employment in summer 2024
- Have the right to live and work in the UK for the duration of the placement
- Strong academic background undertaking study in a STEM or related field
- Knowledge of semiconductor materials, radiation interactions with matter, and basic electronics
- Good practical laboratory skills
- Written and spoken communication skills
- Ability to work independently and within a team.
- Experience in computer programming languages (Python or MatLab)
- Please note we can only accept two applications per candidate.
- Part of our application process involves submitting your CV and a cover letter. Your cover letter should address your suitability for the opportunity based on how you meet each essential criteria stated in this advert.
Area of Responsibilities
Research & Development
- As a member of the Detector Development team, you will be working with ionising radiation to characterise new detector materials and read-out electronics, identifying key areas of improvement in order to allow us to build detectors that keep up with advancing facility requirements. Whilst you will primarily work on the development of new X-ray Detector technologies there may also be opportunities to engage in the development of electron, neutron and IR radiation systems.
- In addition to working on site there will be opportunities to travel to conferences both nationally and internationally, as well as attend scientific experiments at large scale facilities such as Diamond and the EuXFEL.
Oct 29, 2023