Job vacancies

Here are the latest STEM job vacancies from employers with a positive attitude to recruiting a diverse workforce.

Java Developers/Software Engineers, Java
BBC

BBCLondon or Salford. The team that delivers all Video and Audio content to BBC iPlayer and the BBC Website requires talented Java Developers to work on designing and building the systems that will power the next generation of the BBC iPlayer.

These roles require an excellent knowledge of core Java and supporting frameworks with a strong emphasis on integrating components within a Message Orientated system. Additionally it has a firm requirement that software engineers have demonstrable UNIX skills which will be tested during the interview phase of our recruitment process.

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User Experience Designers – all levels
BBC

BBCLondon or Salford. Have you done outstanding work across different screens, be they mobile, connected TV, tablet or desktop? And have you got the portfolio to prove it? We’re looking for fresh, talented User Experience Designers at all levels to join one of the best UX teams in the business. Whether you’re an amazing visual designer, an interaction expert or a whizz with UX architecture, this is your chance to put your stamp on some of the UK’s top brands. From iPlayer to CBeebies, BBC News to iWonder, your work will be seen, used and loved by millions of people every week.

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Postdoctoral Research Assistant
University of Huddersfield

We are seeking applications from outstanding candidates to join a superbly equipped, well-funded Department, working in the group of Dr. Duncan Gill on a total synthesis project. You will be a highly motivated and creative synthetic organic chemist, possessing excellent practical skills and a thorough knowledge of modern synthetic methodology. You should either already have a PhD in Chemistry, or have submitted your thesis prior to taking up the post.

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr. Duncan Gill (d.m.gill@hud.ac.uk).

Closing date: 04 August 2014

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Lecturer in Optical Networks
University of Leeds

Working in the School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, you will conduct research in Optical Networks, building on your substantial experience in energy efficient optical networks modelling, optimisation and design. The work will include communication network architecture modelling, development of heuristics, and mathematical modelling to capture the key characteristics of energy consumption in different architectures including Peer-to-Peer (P2P) networks, cloud networks and Big Data networks. You will develop appropriate hardware platforms, test beds and simulators.

Closing date: 11th August 2014 

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Research and Development Engineer - KTP Associate
University of Huddersfield 

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships are part of a national Government-supported initiative, enabling graduates (KTP Associates) to work on exciting and challenging projects in a partnership between business and universities. This is an opportunity to fast track your career by managing a strategic project. The package includes a technical and personal training allowance plus the opportunity to register for a CMI Diploma in Management. KTP Associates are also encouraged to attain membership of a professional organisation, in this instance IMechE.

Closing date: 15th August 2014

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Research Fellow (Thermodynamics)
University of Huddersfield

The School of Computing and Engineering is seeking to appoint a Research Fellow to carry out research in high speed turbomachinery design and optimisation.

You must possess good theoretical knowledge of thermodynamics and knowledge of CFD/thermal FE analysis and engine test methods. You are also expected to have a PhD along with knowledge of good laboratory practices, including H&S.

Closing date: 20 August 2014

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Research and Development Engineer- KTP Associates
University of Huddersfield 

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships are part of a national Government-supported initiative, enabling recent graduates (KTP Associates) to work on exciting and challenging projects in a partnership between business and universities. This is an opportunity to fast track your career by managing a strategic project.  Your role will be to develop and embed a range of new skills and capabilities in automotive electro-mechanical / electronics design and integration. You will therefore require technical and management skills

Closing date: 21st August 2014

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Head of Ocean Technology and Engineering Group
National Oceanography Centre

We seek a talented technologist with proven ability or demonstrable potential to achieve this mission, to affect change and to lead and strengthen a team of skilled and committed engineers providing technological innovation in support of marine and environmental science. You will have experience of developing novel measurement systems in response to scientific or engineering questions. You will have demonstrated or will be developing Principal Investigator status, i.e. leading significant research projects and obtaining competitively won funding (for example, from research councils, the European Commission, government departments and agencies, industry, or charitable foundations).

Closing date: 22nd August 2014

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Organisations that have advertised job vacancies through WISE

AstraZeneca
Atkins

Babcock
BAE Systems
BBSRC
The British Geological Survey

Cardiff University
The Cogent Group
Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water
Enterprise Mouchel

Heriot-Watt University
Hewlett Packard

National Grid

RWE NPower
Southern Railways
Synergy Vision
STFC (Science and Technology Facilities Council)
telent

Thames Water
University of Glasgow
University of Huddersfield
University of Hull
University of Leeds
University of Nottingham
University of Oxford
Winton Capital

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