Defence Science & Technology Laboratory – Acoustics Scientists

Posted on Mar 28, 2019 in Early Careers Group, Job Opportunities in Acoustics, Underwater Acoustics

The Defence Science & Technology Laboratory (DSTL) is inviting applications for 3 x graduates or postgraduates in Mathematics or Physics with experience in Acoustics, Fluid Dynamics, or a related area, and an enthusiasm for both research and real-world applications, to join Platform Systems Division and its team of expert acoustic scientists. You will work on a diverse and technically demanding programme of work to deliver acoustic capability in the Underwater Battlespace for UK Defence and its international partners.

In this role you will have a high impact on MOD decision making for current and future Royal Navy platforms during a time of accelerated development of underwater science and technology.  You will be supported to develop new skills and knowledge across a wide range of defence applications and work closely with industry, academia, and international partners to design, develop, test and demonstrate mathematical or physical models, signal processing schemes, and algorithms, for passive and active sonar solutions and acoustic signature control solutions, to maintain UK advantage for the detection, classification, and tracking of mobile and static underwater targets, such as submarines and mines.

This work requires applicants to be UK nationals. Further details can be found at

Closing date for applications: 22 April 2019