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Research Associate/Fellow (Fixed term)

Engineering

Location:  University Park
Salary:  £28,762 to £43,414 per annum (pro rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience (minimum £32348 with relevant PhD). Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance
Closing Date:  Thursday 08 December 2022
Reference:  ENG505422

The University of Nottingham is inviting applications for a RA or RF to join a world-leading research team developing new mid-infrared fibreoptics for power handling. The research is sponsored by Dstl and is for 10 months fixed term with possibility of renewal.

You will be about to submit your PhD thesis in fibreoptics or have already been awarded your PhD in that area. A first degree in physics, chemistry, chemical engineering or electronic engineering or similar is essential. Knowledge and experience in fibreoptics is desirable with a willingness to learn about brand new mid-infrared optical fibres. A skill set which includes practical laboratory work at the bench is essential and fibreoptics’ development desirable. 

Offer of employment will be subject to the candidate passing the vetting. 

This role is available on a fixed term basis for 10 months. Hours of work are full time (36.25 hours). Job share arrangements may be considered.

The University of Nottingham is committed to providing competitive employment packages whilst supporting the well-being of our staff to help them reach their full potential. As a University employee, you will have access to the resources of the university as well as a range of benefits and rewards, including staff discounts and travel schemes and a highly attractive pension scheme.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Angela B Seddon: angela.seddon@nottingham.ac.uk
Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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