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Research Associate/Fellow in Optics and Photonics (fixed-term)

University of Nottingham - Engineering

Location: Nottingham
Salary: £26,495 to £38,833 per annum (pro rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience (minimum £29,799 with relevant PhD)
Hours: Full Time, Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 22nd August 2018
Closes: 21st September 2018
Job Ref: ENG285118

This new position will be to develop nanoscale imaging techniques based on the optical and mechanical resonances of nanostructures. This involves the design, modelling, fabrication, and measurement of the opto-mechanical properties of nano structures. These nano structures will then be used to enhance the resolution of phonon microscopy imaging techniques.

Candidates are expected to have a good honours degree (BSc/Eng or MSc or equivalent) in Physics, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, or other relevant engineering or science subject and a Ph.D. (or close to completion), or equivalent, in Physics, Engineering. Applicants should have excellent team-working skills, excellent report writing and communication skills, experience in picosecond laser ultrasound instrumentation / phonon microscopy, and be highly-motivated with the ability to set and meet deadlines appropriate to the progress of the project. 

This full time, 36.25 hours per week, post will be offered on a fixed-term contract for a period of 1 year. Job share arrangements may be considered. 

Applications should include a CV and covering letter.

Please direct informal enquiries to Prof. Matt Clark ( Please note that applications sent directly to this email addresses will not be accepted.

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