2 x Research Fellows in Quantum Physics and Technologies
University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
School/department: Mathematical and Physical/Physics & Astronomy Hours: full time or part time hours considered up to a maximum of 1.0 FTE. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need). Contract: fixed term for 2 years Reference: 6277 or 6278 Salary: starting at £33,797 to £40,322 per annum, pro rata if part time Placed on: 06 July 2021 Closing date: 17 August 2021. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. Expected interview date: Beginning of September. Expected start date: September 2021 or ASAP
As part of an ongoing collaboration with academic and industrial partners, the Department of Physics at the University of Sussex is seeking to appoint a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Experimental Physics.
Job ref 6277: Targeted research areas include quantum physics and technologies with a focus on the development of a quantum magnetic imaging array for characterisation of electric vehicle batteries.
Job ref 6278: Targeted research areas include quantum physics and technologies with a focus on the development of modular optically-pumped magnetometers for quantum sensing applications.
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 their 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, Technology, Engineering, Medicine and Mathematics (STEMM) at Sussex.
Please note that this position may be subject to ATAS clearance if you require visa sponsorship.
The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.
Visa Sponsorship Queries: If you require visa sponsorship from the University of Sussex to undertake this role, you can find further information on our Visa page or contact HRCompliance@sussex.ac.uk to discuss your personal circumstances and whether you meet the criteria.
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You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.
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