Job vacancies

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

Junior Engineer (Cloud Platform)

The Online Technology Group's Engineering team builds the foundation tools and services that underpin the BBC on the web, from iPlayer to News Online. From optimising internet media distribution to devising a deployment pipeline targeting public clouds, we tackle complex technology problems with enthusiasm and creativity.

We are looking for bright graduates and juniors: join us and you'll see how works from the inside, while contributing to code that serves an audience of millions around the world.

 Further details and how to apply

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

Further details and how to apply

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

Further details and how to apply

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

Further details and how to apply

Civil Engineer Graduate Programme
Highways Agency

England’s motorways and major A roads are the arteries and veins that, every minute of every day, keep our country alive, healthy and on the move. And right at the heart of them, operating, maintaining, and improving the network - using it more effectively, and helping to shape a brighter future for road users everywhere -  is the Highways Agency. It’s a huge undertaking, calling for civil engineering graduates of the highest calibre. 

Locations: Bedford, Birmingham, Bristol, Dorking, Exeter,Leeds, Manchester and York

Closing date: 28th August 2014 

Further details and how to apply

Daphne Jackson Fellowship
University of Manchester

We are looking for a STEM returner who wants to apply their training to research that’s relevant to patient safety. You may be a mathematician, statistician, software engineer or a scientist who wants to use their expertise in a multidisciplinary project. You may enjoy data analysis and would like to help improve patient safety in primary care.

Closing date: 22 September 2014

Further details and how to apply


Organisations that have advertised job vacancies through WISE


BAE Systems
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)

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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