Consultant Physicist

A new opportunity has arisen for a Consultant Physicist. We are seeking somebody degree qualified with a 2:1 or 1st from a reputable university to join our client, based on the Cambridgeshire/Hertfordshire border. We would expect the successful candidate to have in-depth specialisms coupled with a more general capability to model physical systems and to be able to demonstrate an ability to analyse and to solve real world system level problems / challenges.

Essential skills:
* Applicants must be able to hold a UK security clearance.
* Broad interest in physics and applied science.
* Curiosity, imagination and creativity.
* Solid understanding of physical principles.
* Strong experimental problem-solving skills.
* Effective communication and team-working skills.

Desirable skills:
* Algorithm development.
* Mathematical modelling (e.g. using tools such as Comsol or Matlab).
* Post-graduate research achievements in experimental physics.
* Experience in technology/product development for commercial applications.
* Coding experience (e.g. C/C++, Java, Python)
* Post-graduate research achievements in experimental physics and/or
* Experience in technology/product development for commercial applications.
* Background in optical physics or material physics

In addition to the above, an ability to work beyond the purely technical and to encompass the broader skills essential to a vibrant consulting business is highly desirable. Good oral and written communication skills are essential. The client undertakes extremely varied and challenging projects encompassing a wide variety of technical areas; an unusual /"niche" track record is always of interest.

[ Hertfordshire, Salary £neg. | vacancy reference : 26716 ]

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