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Scientific Technician - Materials


Cambridgeshire (£) Competitive
permanent Job Ref: 5559


Are you a scientist who is looking to develop material expertise?  Our client is looking for an enthusiastic individual, with a strong team spirit, relevant scientific background and good attention to detail.

The company is a spin out company from Cambridge University, built on ground breaking advancements in 2D materials-based technologies. Their company goal is to make significant improvements to individuals daily lives by delivering improved, more accessible technology in application spaces ranging from medical science through to renewable, green energy generation.

They are looking for people who are driven by the idea of achieving what’s currently out of reach, and passionate about delivering next generation technologies that will bring benefits to society.  If you have this mindset and believe you could bring your unique skills and ideas to the company they would love to meet you and find out if their exciting challenge and fun place to work is appealing to you.

Our client is seeking an individual who can help them: -

  • Complete material analysis, and become an onsite expert in material characterisation techniques
  • Support the R&D scientists with design and implementation of experimental activities
  • Prepare project updates for internal meetings
  • Help maintain and grow their R&D facility
  • Assist with research in scientific areas
  • Analyse, document & record results in accordance with company procedures
  • Manage laboratory supplies

With the following skills and experience: -

  • Strong applied and hands-on experimental capabilities
  • Considered and organised approach to tasks
  • Material characterisation techniques
  • Degree in a relevant STEM subject
  • Capability to grasp quickly new scientific concepts and technologies
  • Exceptional team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to reflect, learn from mistakes and respond positively to feedback
  • Ability to handle several ongoing tasks, and can prioritise and organise own workload
  • Capability to work autonomously and make considered decisions

Advantageous skills and experience: -

  • Experience of material deposition techniques
  • Background or Experience of 2D materials
  • Cleanroom experience

As a start-up they would like you to enjoy the success of the company which you will be helping to build. You will benefit from a generous company share option program, market salary and pension.

This is a fantastic opportunity to come in and make a real difference not only to company performance, strategy and direction but also to the worldwide technology landscape.

Job Ref: 5559