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Technician in Flight Test Facilities Group

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 Applications are invited for a position in the Flight Test Facilities Group at the Mullard Space Science Laboratory, University College London. The group is currently involved in testing hardware for a number of ESA space missions, including Exomars, Solar Orbiter, Euclid and Plato. The successful applicant will provide support to these space flight hardware test campaigns, as well as being responsible for the maintenance and day-to-day running of MSSL’s flight test facilities and cleanrooms. The successful applicant should hold an HNC/HND in engineering or equivalent and have experience of working in a laboratory environment. The post is for 2 years in the first instance, continuation subject to grant funding. The salary is on UCL Salary Grade 6, ranging from £24,565 to £29,301 per annum depending on experience.

Junior Product Assurance Engineer

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Applications are invited for a position in the Product Assurance Group at the Mullard Space Science Laboratory, University College London. The group is currently involved in producing scientific instrumentation for a number of ESA space missions, including Exomars, Euclid and Plato. The successful applicant will provide support to these space flight hardware campaigns.  The position is available for a self starter who has an eye for detail and understands the ideas of continuous improvement and quality. This is a challenging role which requires common sense, taking pleasure in being busy and enjoying multi-tasking to complete all tasks in hand. Also, good computer literacy is key and the successful applicant should be eager to strengthen and develop their  problem solving skills. 

Research Associate in Space Plasma Physics 

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We seek to appoint a scientifically productive post-doctoral scientist to undertake research in the areas of space plasma physics, with particular emphasis on the role of electromagnetic waves in radiation belt dynamics.  The project is expected to utilise state-of-the-art data collected from ESA’s Cluster mission and NASA’s THEMIS, Van Allen Probes and MMS missions. 

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