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Public and Education Outreach Officer, The UK Atomic Energy Authority

02 Mar 2023 11:36 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

UKAEA are seeking someone to help develop and deliver their wide range of education and public outreach activities including school / university visits; primary school shows; public open evenings and attendance at local and national science festivals.  By increasing interest in fusion research and development (a valuable low carbon future energy source), you will play a key role in increasing public interest and support and encourage young people to pursue careers in STEM and in fusion research.


For more details of this exciting Public and Education Outreach Officer role and to apply, see


Closing date : 17 March 2023

Salary : £27899 - 29761 + excellent benefits including an outstanding pension

Duration : full time permanent role


The UK Atomic Energy Authority researches fusion energy and related technologies with the aim of positioning the UK as a leader in sustainable nuclear energy.  Harnessing fusion (the power source of the sun and stars) here on Earth promises abundant, safe and low carbon electricity for future generations.


UKAEA operates two major fusion experiments – the European JET facility and the UKs own MAST Upgrade experiment at its Culham Science Centre HQ in Oxfordshire.  There is also a growing technology programme in areas vital in realising fusion power - such as robotics, materials science, tritium technology and component testing and validation at Culham and a new UKAEA centre in South Yorkshire.


Please contact Chris Warrick (UKAEA Outreach and Student Placement Manager ; for any informal enquiries.


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