PhD Studentship: Marie Curie Fellow in Quantum Photonics

Toshiba Research Europe Limited

An R&D position is available at Toshiba Research Europe Ltd to conduct research on Quantum Photonic Devices, as part of an EU-funded Marie Curie Initial Training Network.  The projects will research solid state devices for the generation, storage and manipulation of entangled light, with applications in quantum communications, sensing and computing.  Work will involve device fabrication and characterization, experiments in quantum optics and modeling/analysis.  It is expected to lead the award of a PhD degree. 

Candidates should hold (or expect) a MSc (or equivalent) in Physics, Electronic Engineering or other relevant discipline.  They will have demonstrated academic success at the highest level, creativity, enthusiasm and shown an aptitude for experimental Physics or Engineering. 

Eligibility rules require candidates to have been resident outside the UK for at least two of the past three years and to be within four years of their first degree.  They should be willing to travel to and collaborate with European-based members of the network.

Applicants should send, as soon as possible, a covering letter, CV and the names and contact details of three referees to: Dr Andrew Shields, Assistant Managing Director, Toshiba Research Europe Ltd, 208 Cambridge Science Park, Milton Road, Cambridge.  CB4 0GZ.  UK, Email:

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