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Scientist - Radiation Dosimetry team
National Physical Laboratory, Teddington, Middlesex
Salary £23-33k plus benefits
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.
NPL's world-leading Radiation Dosimetry team is currently looking to recruit a talented Physicist to work on a variety of research projects that will include both the development of primary standards, as well as the development of dosimetry for new and emerging radiotherapy techniques such as proton and light ion therapies and Molecular Radiotherapy. In addition to research and development, you will apply your expertise to solve customer challenges and help to grow our commercial business in this area
This exciting experimental research and development role will involve working closely with the radiotherapy community. The role will also provide the opportunity to attend and present at international conferences. The successful candidate must be willing to occasionally work offsite and abroad and have excellent written and oral communication skills. Candidates should possess a good first degree in the physical sciences and a relevant PhD and/or postgraduate experience. The successful candidate will be encouraged to pursue continual professional development and membership of professional bodies.
Other requirements include excellent experimental skills, as well as good theoretical skills. The ability to develop software, design, build and/or test electronics is also highly desirable. The successful candidate will be a team player, enthusiastic, conscientious, a quick learner and be adept at solving a wide range of practical problems.
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 its people to develop both personally and professionally and is committed to equal opportunities.
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Closing date: 6 August 2012
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Tel: +44 20 8943 8636