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Sandwich Student - Development of Neutron Irradiation of Electronics

Placement at The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC)

Sandwich Student - Development of Neutron Irradiation of Electronics

Placement at The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC)

  • LocationDidcot, UK
  • Position levelPlacement
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  • Application deadline iconApply by 07 Dec, 2018
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  • Competitive£ 19,136.0 per year

The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) is one of Europe’s largest research organisations. We’re trusted to support, enable and undertake pioneering projects in an amazing diversity of fields. Through world-class facilities and people, we’re driving ground-breaking advances in science, technology and Engineering.

STFC is one of nine organisations that have been brought together to create UK Research and Innovation (UKRI); a new organisation with a vision to ensure the UK maintains its world-leading position in research and innovation.

Each year we offer opportunities to undergraduate sandwich students to gain practical experience, working alongside technical experts at the forefront of scientific research. We offer an invaluable experience with exposure to world class science and technology, and the opportunity to develop working relationships that continue well after your placement has finished.

A sandwich student vacancy exists to join the group running the ChipIr instrument. You will assist in the day-to-day running of the instrument and in the development of fast-neutron detectors.

You will:

  • work within a team delivering a neutron irradiation facility to a world-wide electronics industry
  • develop a fast-neutron detector based on simple electronics devices (such

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