The Modelling Team in Materials and Analytical Science (MAS) at AWE is looking for Scientists at various stages of their careers across Materials, Mathematical and Chemical Modelling disciplines to support research and development within a wide range of technically challenging projects.
Material, Mathematical and Chemical Modelling Scientists - 'Computing the Untestable' Location
: Reading/Basingstoke area Salary
: £33,300 - £45,000 (depending on your suitability and level of experience)
AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK)
offers an attractive array of benefits which include:
Market leading contributory pension scheme
Generous holiday entitlement - 270 hours a year (inclusive of Bank Holidays) plus every other Friday off
Flexible working hours
Salary sacrifice scheme
Consideration for either full time or part time hours. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time
Relocation package (terms & conditions apply)
We currently have roles available in the following disciplines and are interested in hearing from candidates with experience in one or more of the following:
Knowledge of materials science
Experience of running materials modelling codes
Experience in scientific computing languages
Experience with finite element or finite volume techniques
Experience in uncertainty quantification
Experience with asymptotic methods and producing analytical solutions for numerical models
Experience in constructing materials models of representative systems
In growing our capability across these areas, we will also be looking to grow your skills and knowledge as a Modelling Scientist with opportunities for development and progression across our programmes of work. You'll have access to some of the best computing resources in the UK, a wide range of software, and like-minded colleagues across science and engineering.
If you think you have what it takes to Compute the Untestable and directly shape the future of our nuclear deterrent, apply now for a role to help with:
Finding novel modelling solutions to difficult real-world testing problems
Delivering representative models at all life cycle phases from 'cradle to grave'
Co-ordinating cutting-edge projects with external academic partners
Inspiring and developing our engineers and scientists of the future
Ensuring we have the right people, processes and plant to deliver our current and future programmes
Safeguarding our nation by ensuring our deterrent is credible, effective, and safe today as well as into the future
To be considered for these roles, you must have a degree or higher qualification in a physical science or mathematics discipline, or proven experience working in a similar environment and possess strong communication skills.
We welcome applications from candidates who would like to discuss flexible/part time working.
Candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role. #LI-GD