Join us at UKAEA

We’re always looking for talented and passionate people to join us on our mission to harness the power of the sun. We have a variety of roles across the company, from engineering and scientists to professional support.

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Why join us?

You’ll be leading the world in sustainable energy. Joining cutting-edge projects. Collaborating with internationally renowned organisations. And working for an employer that prides itself on an inclusive and supportive culture, underpinned by a host of employee benefits.

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How to apply

Found a role you’re interested in? Applying is fast and straightforward.

Read our guide on applying for a role.

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The recruitment process

We’ll review your application as soon as possible. If you’re shortlisted, we’ll be in contact to arrange your first interview.

Find out more about our recruitment process.

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Talent communities

Interested in keeping in touch about opportunities, recruitment events and news from the UKAEA Careers Team?

Join one of our talent communities.

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Current vacancies

Ready to shape the future of the world’s sustainable energy sources?

Check out our current vacancies.

Fay Charlett, Head of Commercial

Case study

Fay Charlett takes advantage of our Career Development Scheme

Head of Commercial

According to Fay, her career has been “a series of wonderful accidents and fate”. She joined UKAEA in 2016, now she makes a real impact by helping to secure the projects that our teams really want to work on.

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