Cardiff University

Research Associate in Semiconductor Devices and Quantum Optics

Cardiff University

Cardiff, United Kingdom

Research Associate in Semiconductor Devices and Quantum Optics

Cardiff School of Engineering 

Salary: £33,797 – £40,322 per annum (Grade 6)

Vacancy Number: 9282BR

We seek a talented, motivated postdoctoral researcher with practical expertise in compound semiconductor processing and/or semiconductor quantum optics to join our team, supported by funding from two large scale national research programmes: the UK Hub in Quantum Computing and Simulation and the Future Compound Semiconductor Manufacturing Hub. The appointee will conduct research in compound semiconductor processing and quantum optics using our newly equipped optical labs and state-of-the-art cleanroom. You will be expected to collaborate closely with partners in both Hubs, publish work in high-quality journals, promote our work at international conferences and contribute to the activities of the Institute for Compound Semiconductors and School of Engineering.

This post is full time (35 hours per week), available immediately and fixed term for 2 years.

For informal enquiries about the post please contact Dr Anthony Bennett

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Closing date: Sunday, 1 December 2019.

The School of Engineering holds an Athena SWAN Bronze Award that recognises good employment practice and a commitment to develop the careers of women working in science. Cardiff University is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. For this vacancy we actively encourage women to apply. We will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share opportunities.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.