Research Associate

Imperial College London - Quantum Optics and Laser Science Group, Department of Physics

South Kensington Campus

Fixed Term: 24 months, commencing December 2016

Applications are invited for a Research Associate position available within the Centre for Cold Matter, part of the Quantum Optics and Laser Science Group (QOLS Group), to help develop new sensing devices using Cold Atoms.

The candidate must hold a PhD in some area of experimental physics or electronic engineering or have an equivalent level of professional qualification and experience in a closely related discipline. A strong background in instrumentation and control electronics is essential, as is creativity in designing and engineering. Experience of instrumentation for devices using atoms and lasers is desirable.

You will be expected to contribute to the Department’s teaching activities up to approximately half a day per week during the academic year, as appropriate.

Our preferred method of application is online via our website:  (please select “Job Search” then enter the job title or vacancy reference number into “Keywords” – vacancy ref: NS2016215NT).  Please complete and upload an application form as directed.

Applications must include:

  • A college application form quoting job reference number NS2016215NT on the form
  • A full CV

Alternatively, if you are unable to apply online, please contact Ms Sanja Maricic, PA to Prof Ed Hinds and the Centre for Cold Matter, email: , Tel: +44 20 7594 7742 to request an application form.

*Candidates who have not yet been officially awarded their PhD will be appointed as Research Assistant within the salary range £31,740 - £33,370 per annum.

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Closing date: 15 November 2016 (Midnight GMT)

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