Welcome to the STFC Hub

The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) is a place where curiosity-driven, blue-skies thinking meets practical, application-led science and engineering. STFC is home to an incredibly diverse array of research, technology and engineering projects – and each one promises to fire the imagination. Our work is focused on...

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Typically recruits

  • Aerospace
  • Chemical
  • Civil/Building
  • Computing/Technology
  • Electronic & Electrical
  • Materials & Minerals
  • Mechanical/Manufacturing
  • Sciences/Maths

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The UK invests around £460 million a year in science and technology research.
STFC is one of Europes largest multi-disciplinary research organisations.
Founded in April 2007.
STFC employs 1,700 people.
3,600 people access the UK science facilities.

Work Placements & Graduate Opportunities

Matt Capstick

Mechanical Graduate Engineer (ISIS)

MEng Mechanical Engineering, Newcastle University   Why did you join STFC? I can see the potential for working on a wide range of projects in interesting and exciting fields as well as working on projects which will eventually...

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Future of cancer diagnosis looking much brighter thanks to work of ...

UK research is bringing significant improvements in the diagnosis, treatment and prognosis of three of the world’s most common forms of cancer - prostate, cervical and oesophageal. The research is a major project between four leading UK Universities and three NHS hospital trusts, and will be carried out at the Science and Technology Facilities Council’s (STFC) pioneering ALICE accelerator facility. The goal is to develop new techniques to accurately diagnose the three cancer...

UK wins £4.5m contract to construct the world's most powerful gamma...

UK wins major £4.5 million contract in construction of the world’s most powerful gamma beam facility. UK accelerator scientists have won a major contract with a European consortium tasked with delivering the most advanced and powerful gamma beam facility in the world. It will specialise in both basic and applied research, from investigating the processes that take place in the heart of stars, to industrial and medical applications. The €5.5million contract (approx....

STFC receives Investors in People Gold award

28th October 2014 STFC is celebrating after being awarded Investors in People (IiP) Gold accreditation. Investors in People provides a best practice people management standard, offering accreditation to organisations that adhere to the Investors in People framework. Having achieved Silver accreditation in 2011, STFC is delighted to have achieved Gold accreditation following its latest IiP review. The Gold standard review offered a more in-depth review of STFC, with assessors seeking...

Kai Souchon-Parow

Graduate Millimetre Wave Engineer (RAL Space)

BSc and MSc Electronics Engineering RWTH Aachen University, Germany   Why did you join STFC? I joined looking for a job in the high-frequency electronics for use in space, where the millimetre-wave group had a strong and...

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