Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Experimental Physics Ref 3420

School/department:  School of Mathematical & Physical Sciences - Department of Physics and Astronomy
full time
fixed term for two years
Salary range:
starting at £32,548 and rising to £38,833 per annum.
Placed on: 
14 June 2018
Closing date
31 July 2018.   Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date:
9 August 2018

Job description

As part of a new strategic development in the School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, the Department of Physics at the University of Sussex is seeking to appoint a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Experimental Physics. Targeted research areas include quantum physics and technologies with a focus on warm atomic vapours.

 Candidates should be educated to doctoral level and thoroughly experienced in relevant areas of experimental physics and have a research track record in atomic, molecular and optical physics and related fields. The successful candidate is expected to spend a majority of his/her time on research.

 The appointment will be made at grade 7 (Research Fellow I), salary point depending on demonstrated experience and skills.

 The University is committed to equality and valuing diversity, and applications are particularly welcomed from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in science, engineering and mathematics at Sussex.

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