Data Scientist Industrial Placement Bristol 2024

We are Malvern Panalytical, a global leader in analytical technology, empowering scientists and engineers across industries to unlock the secrets of materials at the nano level.

Our cutting-edge instruments, from particle characterization to X-ray analysis, help customers develop better products, optimize processes, and solve complex challenges. We're driven by innovation, collaboration, and making a real difference in the world.

Join our Year in Industry Program

Are you a STEM student passionate about data science and making an impact? Join our vibrant R&D team in Bristol and:

  • Tackle real-world challenges using cutting-edge tech (statistical methods, machine learning, cloud computing)
  • Develop your skills on exciting projects like AI-powered particle image analysis, complex mixture data analysis, and Bayesian modelling for scientific instruments.
  • Learn from the best in a collaborative environment with access to industry-standard tools and libraries.
  • Make a difference by contributing to impactful projects and inspiring future generations as a STEM ambassador.
  • Experience a supportive and inclusive culture with flexible work options (hybrid model available)

About the role

  • Duration: 13 months, starting July 1st, 2024, ending 25th of July 2025
  • Salary: £18,525 per year
  • Benefits: 25 days paid holiday + UK bank holidays, employee assist program and more
  • Location: Bristol Digital Hub (close to Temple Meads station)
  • Hybrid working, based on your tasks.


  • Currently enrolled in a STEM degree (Physics, Math, Data Science, Programming) that offers an Industrial Placement Year
  • Right to work and live in the UK for the duration of the placement.
  • Passion for STEM, and an interest in machine learning
  • Some experience in coding in Python and/or Matlab
  • Creative thinking – design will be at the heart of this work.
  • An interest in understanding customer needs and communicating results.
  • Curiosity and desire to learn – the projects are interdisciplinary
  • A scientific approach to problem solving.
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills

How to apply

Ready to join the next generation of engineers and scientists? Apply today! Submit your cover letter and your CV highlighting:

  • What role you are applying for.
  • The subjects you took and the one you will take after the placement.
  • What would make you an ideal candidate for the role
  • Your expected year of graduation
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