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Research Fellow in X-ray Physics

University College London - London Centre for Nanotechnology

Location: London
Salary: £35,328 to £42,701 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 12th November 2018
Closes: 18th December 2018
Job Ref: 1764221

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7. The salary range will be £35,328 – £42,701 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

The LCN is currently seeking a highly talented and motivated postdoctoral researcher to work on X-ray physics applied to understanding the fundamental properties of condensed matter systems.  The experimental part of the research will utilise synchrotrons and X-ray free electron lasers to study the electronic properties of materials which have both strong electron correlations and spin-orbit coupling.  The post holder will report to Professor Des McMorrow who has been awarded an EPSRC Established Career Fellowship.  They will interact and collaborate with other relevant staff and students at UCL, and with external partners as necessary. The position is grant funded until 31 May 2021 in the first instance.

The postholder will have a PhD (or have at least submitted their thesis) in condensed matter physics or a closely related field and experience of performing experiments on correlated electron systems, including the use of scattering techniques.

UCL vacancy reference 1764221        

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button above.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Denise Ottley at the London Centre for Nanotechnology, or 17-19 Gordon Street, London WC1H 0AH, for advice.

Informal enquiries regarding the vacancy can be made to Professor Des McMorrow,,

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23.59.

Interview Date: TBC

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