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Graduate Applied Physicist

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🤑 £30.4K

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  • The ideal candidate for this position should have a minimum 2:1 degree in a relevant field, be eligible to work in the UK, have an interest in particle physics, experience with lab work and electronics, willingness to travel, programming skills, and ideally experience with computer-aided design, additive manufacturing, and Linux.
  • The candidate will be responsible for automating silicon module installation, conducting sensor response measurements to radiation, creating exhibits on particle physics for public engagement, and developing data readout systems for detector prototypes at UK Research and Innovation.

Graduate Job

Research & Development, Science


Apply by Oct 29


  • We are constructing the next generation of particle detectors for colliders, neutrino experiments and dark matter searches. Parts of several new detectors are under construction at Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, including the ATLAS Integrated Tracker and LUX-ZEPLIN. 
  • We're looking forward to giving a graduate the chance to work in several of our labs on a variety of hands-on areas for detector construction and testing, gaining broad experience at the groundbreaking of technology.
  • You will also work closely with our dedicated physicists and engineers to help you gain experience as an Applied Physicist!
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  • Essential:
  • Achieved, or be on course to achieve, a minimum 2:1 degree in a relevant field of study
  • Have the right to live and work in the UK at the time of starting employment
  • Interest in particle physics
  • Experience of lab work
  • Experience with electronics
  • Willingness to travel, both in the UK and internationally
  • Programming experience
  • Desirable:
  • Experience with computer-aided design
  • Additive manufacturing
  • Experience with Linux
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Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities

Research & Development


  • Automation for silicon module installation
  • Measurements of sensor response to radiation
  • Creation of exhibits demonstrating particle physics to the public
  • Development of data readout systems for detector prototypes
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Work type

Full time

Work mode


Application deadline

Oct 29, 2023




30360 GBP

Apply by Oct 29