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Bright Graduate Materials Scientist (25863)

Cambridge
£30-£50k package DoE + benefits

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Build technical and consultancy skills whilst tackling varied projects

This thriving Cambridge consultancy specialises in providing expertise for clients seeking to develop new products within tightly regulated industries. Short, interesting projects provide a variety of work and exposure to a range of technologies and techniques – coupled with a company culture that actively supports the professional development of staff.

Due to their continued success, they are now seeking a hands-on experimental Graduate Materials Scientist to join them. You would be working on challenging R&D projects within the consumer, medical, and manufacturing sectors. You will be a key participant in a collaborative multidisciplinary team, using your materials and physics expertise to help bring innovate products to life, and having ample opportunity to develop your skills and career whilst working on an array of challenging problems.

You will need:

  • A 1st or 2.1 degree in materials science (or similar) from a highly ranked university
  • Strong A levels (or equivalent) grades including maths and physics at A* or A.
  • Full, existing right to work in the UK without restriction or the need for sponsorship
  • Materials knowledge encompassing mechanical properties, polymers, and surface chemistry.

The ideal candidate will have gone above and beyond their academic studies, with relevant internships or even hobby projects to demonstrate their depth of interest in science and technology. Relevant post-graduate industry or PhD experience would also be considered.

The company is based in modern offices in an easily accessible Cambridge location. On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package and bonus scheme.

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

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