|Salary:||£36,333 to £44,414 per annum. Potential to progress to £48,423 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution. (Grade 7)|
|Placed On:||16th March 2023|
|Closes:||30th March 2023|
Contract type: Fixed term for 3 years
The post holder will be based at the National Epitaxy Facility in Sheffield (www.nationalepitaxyfacility.co.uk) which is located within the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering. The post holder will carry out original research on III-V semiconductor epitaxy contributing to a number of research projects in the areas of quantum technologies and integrated photonics. The Facility currently supports over £100m of research grants in more than 20 UK Universities and plays a major role in UK semiconductor research through the provision of world class epitaxial materials.
They will be responsible for the development of MOVPE growth of As, P, and Sb based III-V semiconductors and will have access to the extensive MOVPE facilities in the Facility (three reactors) as well as major infrastructure for characterization and device fabrication. The role will involve development of the epitaxy technique itself, investigating such major innovations as site-control of quantum dots, selective area growth, III-V/Silicon growth, and new types of mixed material interband lasers and detectors. The post holder will also work with a range of collaborators and users of the Facility and will play a critical role in the development of unique and pioneering device concepts through world-class advanced MOVPE growth.
The post provides an ideal and exciting opportunity to make a difference in this highly topical field and to lead high quality research in collaboration with leading researchers and industry in a National Facility.
We are seeking candidates with a PhD in Metal Organic Vapour Phase Epitaxy (MOVPE) or equivalent experience in industry. A strong scientific background in semiconductor epitaxy with evidence for achievements in new material or device development is essential.
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