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🚀 Internship

Ultrafast Laser Scientist (ULTRA) Industrial Placement

🚀 Placement Program


🤑 £21.6K

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  • Currently enrolled undergraduate with a planned industrial placement year, experience with scientific instrumentation, computing skills, team player, good communication, and interest in physical sciences. Must be able to work in the UK and demonstrate responsibility towards health and safety.
  • The candidate will be responsible for developing and building new optical and mechanical apparatuses, designing diagnostic equipment for laser systems, supporting users, preparing experiments and samples, and developing software for data analysis.

Placement Program

Research & Development, Science


Apply by Oct 29


  • We seek an industrial placement student to work with a team of CLF scientists and engineers to support and further develop the facility. The student will be given the opportunity to experience work at the forefront of science and develop the facility in areas that include preparation of the laser laboratory infrastructure, development of experimental diagnostics and instrumentation and learning about chemical and laser safety.
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  • Essential:
  • 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
  • Experience of working with scientific instrumentation (e.g. oscilloscopes, mechanical devices)
  • Highly motivated and able to show initiative
  • Computing skills, such as programming skills (e.g. Labview, Python, Matlab, CAD)
  • Able to work in a team
  • Good communication skills
  • Responsible approach to health and safety
  • Desirable:
  • Interest in physical sciences, such as molecular dynamics, non-linear optics and spectroscopy
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Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Research & Development


  • Instrument development;
  • design, build and characterise new optical and mechanical apparatuses
  • design diagnostic equipment for our high average laser (class 4) systems
  • develop software for system control and data acquisition
  • User support
  • preparing scientific experiments and getting acquainted with state-of-the-art scientific techniques in molecular spectroscopy
  • preparing chemical/biochemical samples for visiting scientists
  • Software
  • Working with existing tools and developing novel methods for data analysis using various software packages
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Work type

Full time

Work mode


Application deadline

Oct 29, 2023




21600 GBP

Apply by Oct 29