Employment Bureau

Scientific Technician
  • Location:
  • Date Posted:
    09 Jul 2019
  • Advertising End Date:
    11 Aug 2019
  • Vacancy Type:

To apply for this role please do not press the online ‘apply’ button - instead, send your CV and covering letter to info@paragraf.com


We are looking for a scientific technician join our growing science team, to conduct materials characterisation and perform experimental procedures. This role will provide skills development across a range of fields and an opportunity for personal advancement.

We are seeking an individual who can help us: -

  • Complete material analysis, and become an onsite expert in material characterisation techniques
  • Support the R&D scientists with design and implementation of experimental activities
  • Prepare project updates for internal meetings
  • Help maintain and grow our R&D facility
  • Assist with research in scientific areas
  • Analyse, document & record results in accordance with company procedures
  • Manage laboratory supplies

We would like you to be educated to degree level, with an interest in materials science and the following skills and experience: -

  • Strong applied and hands-on experimental capabilities
  • Considered and organised approach to tasks
  • Material characterisation techniques
  • Degree in a relevant STEM subject
  • Capability to grasp quickly new scientific concepts and technologies
  • Exceptional team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to reflect, learn from mistakes and respond positively to feedback
  • Ability to handle several ongoing tasks, and can prioritise and organise own workload
  • Capability to work autonomously and make considered decisions

Advantageous skills and experience: -

  • Experience of material deposition techniques
  • Background or Experience of 2D materials
  • Cleanroom experience


About us:

We are a spin out company from Cambridge University, built on ground breaking advancements in 2D materials-based technologies. Our company goal is to make significant improvements to individuals daily lives by delivering improved, more accessible technology in application spaces ranging from medical science through to renewable, green energy generation.

We are looking for people who are driven by the idea of achieving what’s currently out of reach, and passionate about delivering next generation technologies that will bring benefits to society.  If you have this mindset and believe you could bring your unique skills and ideas to the company we’d love to meet you and find out if our exciting challenge and fun place to work is appealing to you.


£24,000 - £26,000 salary, dependant on skills and experience

4% pension contribution

On successful completion of probation; 3 x death in service and private health


To apply for this role please do not press the online ‘apply’ button - instead, send your CV and covering letter to info@paragraf.com

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