Radiation Instrumentation Researcher
Job DescriptionROLE:Radiation Instrumentation Researcher
LOCATION: West Cumbria
A unique and exciting opportunity has arisen with one of our top clients. This company is a rapidly growing technology company with aspirations to do things differently and make a positive global impact. With a focus on customer value and an entrepreneurial attitude, they apply science to real-life problems to deliver cutting edge solutions into multiple sectors.
They are working on a number of innovative radiation sensing projects for customers around the world, developing novel technologies to advance civil nuclear decommissioning and environmental clean-up.
We are looking for a talented, creative researcher to join our small but expanding x-ray and gamma-ray imaging group. Reporting directly to the Head of Nuclear Imaging, you will be involved in the development, testing and application of radiation imaging technologies to enable intelligence lead decommissioning on some of the world's most hazardous sites. This is a customer facing role, previous experience would be a strong benefit.
The team are enthusiastic team players who delight in finding novel solutions to tough problems and then breathing life into their ideas. They are optimistic, but pragmatic; creative, but focussed. In addition to these fundamental characteristics, you will have the following must have competencies:
Knowledge of radiation measurement physics.
It would be essential that you will have strong scientific computing skills.
Commercial experience of product development would be an advantage but experience of developing and trialling products to prototype stage either in terms of hardware or technical software would be essential
Desirable skills / attributes
Demonstrate the ability to creatively apply scientific and mathematical principles to solve challenging problems.
Experience of programming in either Matlab, C++ or python.
Knowledge of radiation transport physics including experience with codes such as MCNP and GEANT is preferable but not essential.
Familiarity with an R&D environment, gained in either an academic or commercial context
Familiarity with specialist radiation detector electronics
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