Research Associate/Fellow in Cold Atom Physics & Quantum Optics
- Closing Date
- Tuesday, 2nd October 2012
- Job Type
- Research & Teaching
- School of Physics & Astronomy - Midlands Ultra Cold Atom Research Centre
- £24250 to £29249 per annum
School of School of Physics & Astronomy
Research Associate/Fellow in Cold Atom Physics & Quantum Optics (Fixed-term)
£24,250 - £29,249 per annum, depending on skills & experience (minimum £27,578 with relevant PhD). Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance
Applications are invited for the above post based in the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Nottingham.
The successful candidate will be required to carry out experimental research on quantum memories based on atomic ensembles. The project will be focused on expanding the existing apparatus to integrate quantum optical techniques into an atom chip environment. The research group is part of the newly founded Midlands Ultracold Atom Research Centre (MUARC).
Candidates should have a PhD, or be near completion, in physics or a related discipline, (PhD thesis must be submitted at the time of application). Candidates should also have a robust background in experimental cold atom physics and/or quantum optics. They should be confident, organised, have good communication skills and enjoy working in a team.
This post will be offered on a full time fixed-term contract for a period of 18 months.
Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr T Fernholz, tel: 0115 951 4753 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org . Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.
For more details and/or to apply on-line please access: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/Jobs/CurrentVacancies/ref/SCI1188 . If you are unable to apply on-line please contact the Human Resources Department, tel: 0115 951 3262. Please quote ref. SCI/1188. Closing date: Thursday 30 August 2012.
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