Experimental Scientist in Hertfordshire

Support and input to Scientific projects covering experimental design, execution of experiments, analysis of data, and formulation of conclusions. High levels of laboratory competency and self-motivation are essential requirements. Effective liaison with other team members within the Technology Department will be essential.


An experimental physicist with an interest in scientific instrumentation development


Areas of interest:  Ion Mobility Optical spectroscopy, IR spectroscopy, UV spectroscopy, mass spectrometry or any other spectroscopic approach that has involved a need to develop complex instrumentation for experimental purposes.


Experimental physicist with excellent analytical skills.


Plan and conduct advanced research for the purposes of design enhancement.


Capable of resolving highly complex technical issues


Critically appraise experimental data and theory and provide guidance based on interpretation of data.


Capable of planning, progressing and delivering work; a highly motivated achiever and team player.


Excellent communication skills.


Well organised and adaptable, able to prioritise tasks and work effectively as part of a team.


Must be a motivated and self-starting individual capable of driving themselves and others to succeed in project goals as part of a multi-disciplinary project team.



Due to the nature of the projects you MUST be a UK or EU citizen who has lived continuously in the UK for 5 years.

A degree in Physics is required as a minimum qualification. A relevant PhD is highly desirable.

Knowledge of Ion Mobility or Mass Spectrometry would be advantageous.

Experience in practical laboratory and instrument testing techniques.

Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office essential.

Desirable to have experience of analytical instrument design, particularly ion mobility spectrometry or mass spectrometry.

Newly Qualified, or candidates about to submit their thesis, are welcome to apply.








£30k - £40k + Bonus

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