Permanent positions exist for scientists to work in the Ultrasound and Underwater Acoustics Group, specifically within the underwater acoustics area. NPL is world-leading in this area and has a suite of dedicated facilities – laboratory tanks, an acoustic pressure vessel and an open-water site. The successful candidate will join NPL at an exciting time of growth where there will be a great opportunity to maximise impact from high-quality science.
The main project areas are developing improved techniques for underwater acoustic measurement and calibration utilising NPL’s specialised laboratory facilities, and developing experimental techniques for ocean acoustic measurement. The successful candidates will play key roles in delivering NPL’s scientific work, including the delivery of measurement services and contributing to research and development projects, requiring a careful, methodical approach and attention to detail. The ideal candidates will have a graduate or post-graduate qualification in Physics or Acoustics or equivalent.