The Science and Technology Facilities Council

Science and Research
About The Science and Technology Facilities Council

STFC is one of seven publicly funded UK Research Councils. Thanks to an unrivalled combination of expertise, facilities and resources, we’re in a unique position to drive knowledge and innovation in the UK and throughout the world. The work we do helps to shape societies, strengthen economies, build industries, create jobs and transform lives. So just imagine what we can do for your career.

Based across six key sites nationwide, with collaborations around the globe, our colleagues are a brilliant mix of scientists, engineers, technology specialists and support professionals (all 2000 of them). Together, we’re harnessing what we know to meet real-world requirements.

We tailor our facilities and findings to aid the cause of scientists, students and teachers, businesses, government officials – and anyone else seeking to be inspired by our fantastic research. Like us, you’ll be committed to maximising the impact of our science and technology for the benefit of the UK and its people.

Wherever you join us and whatever your role, we’ll offer the kind of work that will give you lifelong pride. You’ll play a crucial part in everything from significant breakthroughs and fantastic achievements, to high profile UK projects and major international collaborations. In return for your hard work and dedication, we’ll give you the flexibility, the freedom and world-class facilities to focus on doing what you do best.

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