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Materials Scientist Graduate (25286)

£30k + excellent benefits

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Build on your materials knowledge in a supportive consulting environment

This dynamic Cambridge consultancy seeks a hands-on experimental Graduate Materials Scientist to join their team and face challenging R&D projects within the consumer, medical and manufacturing markets. You will work within a multidisciplinary project team and display good physics knowledge alongside your materials speciality.

The requirements are:

  • 1st or 2.1 degree in materials science (or similar) from a highly ranked university (UK top 15 or equivalent).
  • A levels including maths and physics at A* or A.
  • Existing right to work in the UK without restriction
  • Broad materials knowledge including polymers, surface chemistry and mechanical properties.

You will also be a good collaborator, someone who can work well within a team taking direction as well as being a positive contributor, particularly with regard to your specialist subject.

The variety and complexity of projects provides an environment of continual learning and further development for each member of the team. This client is keen to support their employees’ career progression by providing opportunities for training, travel and collaborative working.

Based just off the A14, the company has excellent transport links around Cambridge, and works in modern offices. Alongside a competitive salary, our client offers a generous pension and bonus scheme as well as the opportunity to work on projects that make a positive contribution to society.

Keywords: materials science, physics, polymers, surface chemistry, ethical, regulated, R&D, client-facing, Cambridge.

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