Research Associate

University of Glasgow - School of Physics and Astronomy

College of Science and Engineering

To make a leading contribution to a project: Foundations and applications of optical forces, working with Professor Barnett in the Quantum Theory Group. Specifically, the job requires expert knowledge in theoretical quantum optics and/or theoretical molecular physics. 

The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the formulation and submission of research publications and research proposals as well as help manage and direct this complex and challenging project as opportunities allow.

This position has funding for up to 24 months in the first instance.

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity. The School of Physics and Astronomy is the proud holder of an Athena SWAN Silver Award. Interviewees will be eligible for carer expenses, which will be covered by the School.

The University has been awarded the Athena SWAN Institutional Bronze Award.

The University is committed to equality of opportunity in employment.

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

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