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Fixed-term: 3-year training contract in the first instance

The Department of Physics is recruiting an apprentice to their training scheme to start in September 2017. The scheme offers:

*full advanced apprenticeship (NVQ Level 3 ) training in conjunction with Cambridge Regional College, including vocational and technical certificate courses; *a very broad range of experience in a variety of workshops and research groups; *a supportive working environment and mentoring scheme; *Involvement with world-leading research activity.

Applicants should have five GCSEs or equivalent at grades A-C, including Mathematics, Science and English, or expect to gain this level of qualification this summer. We are looking for an individual who has a real interest in science and how things work and who is able to demonstrate an aptitude for practical problem solving. Good IT and communication skills would be an asset.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

For an informal discussion of the role, please contact Peter Norman, Laboratory Superintendent, on, or 01223 337417.

Please quote reference KA11601 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Further information

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