The Science and Technology Facilities Council is an independent, non-departmental public body of the Department for Innovation,Universities and Skills (DIUS).
We were formed as a new Research Council on 1 April 2007 through a merger of the Council for the Central Laboratory of the Research Councils (CCLRC) and the Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council (PPARC) and the transfer of responsibility for nuclear physics from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). We are one of seven national research councils in the UK.
What we do:
STFC is a science-driven organisation. We make it possible for a broad range of scientists to do the highest quality research tackling some of the most fundamental scientific questions.
· If you successfully complete the accredited training scheme for graduate engineers you will normally be put forward for
promotion within two years. Exceptional graduates can achieve this promotion with 12 months
· Starting salary - £22,982 (pay award pending)·When you start with us you will get 25 days holidays a year, plus bank holidays
and a couple of days works holidays - 10.5 in total
· From your first day you will be entitled to join our index-linked career average pension scheme for a contribution of just 3.5 % of
What we are looking for:
The Council seeks graduates with good degrees in; microelectronics, physics, electronic/electrical/mechanical engineering, material science, computing and software. In order to be eligible for our graduate scheme, you need to have obtained your first degree (degree requirement 2:1 or above), in a relevant subject, in the 18 months prior to application.