Research Associate

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: London, ENGLAND
Deadline: 26 Jul 2017

UCL Department / Division
London Centre for Nanotechnology
Specific unit / Sub department
London Centre for Nanotechnology
Full Time
(inclusive of London allowance)
£34,056 – £41,163 per annum
Duties and Responsibilities

The spintronics group at the London Centre for Nanotechnology in UCL is looking for an enthusiastic postdoctoral researcher who will work on a Leverhulme Trust funded project "spin-ice spintronics: surface and thin film probes of emergent electromagnetism".

The aim of the project is to use these spin-ice exotic properties for spintronic technologies. To do so, we will test our highly-original research ideas using the capability of our dedicated research laboratories.

The main duty of this position is to fabricate and characterise our spin-ice materials, using the-state-of-the-art spin dynamics facilities in Dr Kurebayashi’s lab ( ). Also, the successful candidate will be working with other group members (PhD students and postdocs in other projects), to collectively advance our knowledge of science.

This position is funded for 36 months in the first instance.

Key Requirements

Applicants should have a higher degree qualification (PhD) or equivalent in the Physics or similar disciplines, or at least have submitted their thesis. And they should have substantial experience of GHz high-frequency experiments and understanding of related theories.

Candidates should also have excellent written and verbal communication in English, should be a team player and have commitment to high quality research and a interest for cutting-edge science.

Further Details

A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of the page. To apply for the vacancy please click on the ‘Apply Now’ button below.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Denise Ottley at the London Centre for Nanotechnology, or 17-19 Gordon Street, London WC1H 0AH, for advice.

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26 Jul 2017
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