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Research Scientist - Corrosion team
Salary £23-33k plus benefits
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 citizens and business for more than a century.
An opportunity exists for an electrochemist, physical chemist, chemical engineer or materials scientist with experience in corrosion testing techniques to join a world-class team in the Materials Division at NPL. You will be providing research activities and technical support to a multi-discipline group conducting testing and research activities in corrosion and electrochemistry.
The successful candidate will have a good first degree and relevant PhD, master's degree or industrial experience. Experience with autoclave testing, mechanical testing, electrochemical techniques and advanced materials characterisation techniques would be advantageous. Adaptability, an enquiring mind, and an enthusiasm for exploring new directions will be key attributes. Good presentational skills and an eagerness to promote your research are essential.
This post is initially for a period of three years.
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: 27 July 2012
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Tel: +44 20 8943 8636