Research Fellow in Quantum Nanophysics

University of Southampton - Quantum, Light & Matter Group

We are looking for a highly motivated candidate to join the research group of Professor Hendrik Ulbricht  at the University of Southampton. The project is an experimental physics project on optomechanics in a dilution refrigerator at 10 mK.

The candidate should have a PhD* or equivalent professional qualifications and experience in Experimental Quantum Physics and expertise in at least one of the following experimental research fields: cavity optomechanics, trapped ions and knowledge about experimental techniques including parametric feedback cooling, vibration isolation and cancellation. 

The post starts at 01/01/2018 and is for initially two years with the possible extension for a maximum further two years. The salary will be at the usual entrance level for a post-doctoral research fellow between £29,799-£36,613 p.a. depending on the experience of the candidate.

For inquiries about the project please contact:

*Applications for Research Fellow positions will be considered from candidates who are working towards or nearing completion of a relevant PhD qualification. The title of Research Fellow will be applied upon successful completion of the PhD. Prior to the qualification being awarded the title of Senior Research Assistant will be given.

Application procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Suzanne Stone (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4043. Please quote reference 907217WF on all correspondence.

Further details:

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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