Career opportunities

Develop your career and develop a greener way of powering our planet at the same time.
Find out what CCFE and its operator the UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) can offer you and why you should join us.

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Vacancies

Search our current vacancies and apply online – or join our talent pools to be considered for future opportunities.

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Fellowships, PhD and MSc opportunities

CCFE offers research projects with partner universities around the UK in a range of plasma physics, materials and engineering fields.

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Early careers

UKAEA’s industry-accredited apprenticeship and graduate schemes offer the perfect gateway to a successful career.

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Employee benefits

We offer excellent benefits, from flexible working and a final salary pension scheme to a structured professional development and training programme.

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UKAEA values

Passion, Innovation, Accountability, Business-Minded, Leadership and Delivery are the values at the heart of our mission to develop commercial fusion power.

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Recruitment events

3 February, 2020

UKAEA Apprentice Scheme Open Evening

This event will be a chance for potential apprentices and family members to come and find out a bit more of what we have to offer at UKAEA. There will be various stands including different engineering areas, but also representatives...

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30 January, 2020

UKAEA Software and Computing Recruitment Day

This event will be an opportunity for software engineers and computing specialists to meet with our hiring managers and find out about career opportunities with UKAEA. The day will involve a presentation about UKAEA, a tour of some of our...

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30 January, 2020

UKAEA Electrical Engineering Recruitment Day

We are hosting a recruitment day at our site at Culham, Oxfordshire, to invite talented Electrical / Electronic Engineers to meet with some of our hiring managers and learn more about the opportunities available. The day will involve a presentation...

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