Back to search results

Research Fellow - Theoretical & Computational Modelling of Quantum Photonic Material and Devices

University College London - Electronic & Electrical Engineering

Location: London
Salary: £35,328 Per annum, inclusive of London Allowance
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 12th February 2019
Closes: 14th March 2019
Job Ref: 1792529

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7.

We wish to recruit a Research Fellow from 1st April 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter to work on an ERC funded project; Quantum Metamaterials: A Theoretical and Computational Approach Towards Seamlessly Integrated Hybrid Classical/Quantum Nanostructures (QUANTUMMETALINK).  

The overarching aim of this project is to initiate and advance an integrated theoretical and computational research programme in an emerging area of metamaterials research, namely Quantum Metamaterials. The Research Fellow in Theoretical and Computational Modelling of Quantum Photonic Materials & Devices will be responsible for developing theoretical models and high-performance computer codes for modelling the interaction between dielectric and plasmonic nano-particles and quantum resonators, such as molecules and quantum dots.

The post is funded until 31st May 2020 in the first instance, although further funding to support the post may be available.

A PhD (or about to submit) in a relevant area of physical sciences or engineering is essential as is a first degree in theoretical physics, applied mathematics, materials sciences or electrical engineering. Candidates should have in-depth knowledge of quantum description of light-matter interaction and expertise in scientific programming - C/C++ or FORTRAN.

If the successful candidate has not yet been awarded their PhD, appointment will  be made as a Research Assistant (Grade 6B, point 24-26 : £30,922 - £32,607 inclusive of London Allowance of £3092). Payment at Grade 7 will be backdated to the date of final submission of the PhD thesis including corrections, once the PhD has been awarded.

UCL vacancy reference: 1792529       

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

Interested applicants are encouraged to make informal enquiries about the post to Professor Panoiu (+44 (0) 20 7679 2819 | Any questions regarding the application process can be send to Vicky Coombes at

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

Interview Date: TBC

UCL Taking Action for Equality

Our department is working towards an Athena SWAN award. We are committed to advancing gender equality within our department.

We value your feedback on the quality of our adverts. If you have a comment to make about the overall quality of this advert, or its categorisation then please send us your feedback
Advert information

Type / Role:

Subject Area(s):


Job tools
More jobs from University College London

Show all jobs for this employer …

More jobs like this
Join in and follow us

Browser Upgrade Recommended has been optimised for the latest browsers.

For the best user experience, we recommend viewing on one of the following:

Google Chrome Firefox Microsoft Edge