|Salary:||£60,317 to £63,855|
|Placed On:||3rd February 2023|
|Closes:||28th February 2023|
By 2050, the planet could be using twice as much electricity compared to today. Are you interested in a leading edge role in a team contributing towards shaping the future of the world’s energy?
Fusion, the process that powers the Sun and Stars, is one of the most promising options for generating the cleaner, carbon-free energy that our world badly needs. UKAEA are at the forefront of realising energy from fusion, working with industry and research partners to deliver the ground-breaking developments that will underpin tomorrow's fusion power stations with the aim of bringing fusion electricity to the grid. As we work towards our mission and goals, UKAEA has devised values (Innovative, Committed, Trusted and Collaborative) that capture the spirit of how we work.
Who are we looking for?
The Principal Transport Physicist will play a leading role in UKAEA's work to advance our scientific understanding of turbulent transport in tokamak plasmas, and/or in developing and exploiting high fidelity computational modelling tools for predicting and optimising plasma performance. As the successful applicant you will bring considerable scientific and technical expertise to the role, and apply this to the delivery of high quality and impactful research on turbulent transport and its impacts on magnetically confined plasma devices.
Taking a leading role in collaborative projects both internally and externally you will be able to influence UKAEA's priorities in this critical area.
What will you be responsible for?
What we offer
Comprehensive benefits package including vibrant culture committed to being fully inclusive, an Employee Assistance Programme and trained Mental Health First Aiders, Flexible working options including family friendly policies, Emergency paid leave, Generous annual leave allowance (30.5 days) increased with length of service, wide range of career development opportunities, outstanding defined benefit pension scheme; Corporate bonus scheme and a Relocation allowance (if eligible).
We welcome applications from under-represented groups, particularly from individuals from black and other ethnic minority backgrounds, including nationality and citizenship, people with disabilities and women.
Closing date: 30/02/2023
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