Analytical Scientist (Radiochemistry Data Interpretation)

21 Jul 2019
18 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

AWE are currently recruiting for an Analytical Scientist (Radiochemistry Data Interpretation)

Location - Reading area

AWE offer a competitive salary, market leading contributory pension scheme, generous holiday entitlement, excellent work/life balance including a 9-day working fortnight and flexible working hours (role dependent).

A salary sacrifice scheme is also available. We will consider candidates looking for full time or part time hours.

AWE has been named in the Sunday Times top 25 big companies to work for in 2019.

We are looking for someone able to develop a proficiency in the analysis and interpretation of radiochemical data to support AWE's Physics and National Nuclear Security programmes.

Ideally candidates will have experience working independently on complex tasks that require in-depth analyses, developing tools and models in software such as Excel, R, MATLAB, and Python and who can develop unique solutions to unique problems.

To be considered for this role, you must have a degree level science qualification, ideally in physics, chemistry, maths or computer science and or relevant work experience.

Candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role.

AWE plays a crucial role in the defence of the United Kingdom, by providing and maintaining the warheads for the country's nuclear deterrent. We are a centre of scientific, engineering and technological excellence, with some of the most advanced research, design and production facilities in the world. Our unique expertise also assists the UK Government in developing and delivering a range of innovative and integrated support services, including national nuclear security and counter-terrorism solutions.

AWE is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at AWE, including women, BAME and disabled people.


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