Lab Assistant

Sedgefield, UK

Kromek is looking for a Lab Assistant to join our x-ray team to conduct experiments and manage equipment and data in our x-ray laboratory. The successful candidate will be organised and self-motivated, ready to learn technical skills and conduct experiments with a high degree of precision and diligence. You’ll be working alongside a great group of talented physicists.


  • Conduct experiments to support novel research in the field of X-ray security.
  • Organise and manage measured data.
  • Organise and manage equipment and laboratory space.
  • Assist in designing, developing and implementing hardware modifications to machinery.

Essential requirements

  • Ability to collect and manage data
  • Good Microsoft Excel skills
  • Experience working on data taking in a scientific environment
  • Ability to think methodically, approach the work proactively as developing data taking methodology will be required
  • Space management experience
  • Strong organisational skills for time, data and physical equipment
  • Self-motivated to diligently and carefully carry out experiments with and without external guidance
  • Precise and organised notetaking
  • Attention to detail
  • Ready and capable to learn


  • Experience with Python or other programming languages
  • Experience with SQL or other database languages
  • Practical skills such as experience with workshop tools and electrical knowledge

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