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Research Associate/ Fellow in Quantum Technology (fixed term)

Physics & Astronomy

Location:  University Park
Salary:  £30,487 to £39,347 per annum, (pro rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience (minimum £33966 with relevant PhD). Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Closing Date:  Wednesday 01 May 2024
Reference:  SCI098224

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral research position focussing on theoretical support for the development of atomic quantum sensors within an experimental team at the University of Nottingham. The work will focus on modelling the behaviour of neutral atoms interacting with multi-frequency magnetic fields and resulting light-matter interactions. 

The successful candidates will conduct independent and collaborative research, specifically in close discussion with the local experimental team. Applicants need to have a PhD, or be near completion, in physics or a related subject area and should complete the online submission form, attaching a copy of their CV that includes a short description of their research interests, previous work, and a list of publications.

The post is offered on a full time (36.25 hours per week), fixed term contract for 9 months, ending before 31 May 2025. The position is funded by current research grants. Opportunities for extension may arise. Job share arrangements may be considered. 

Requests for secondment from internal candidates may be considered on the basis that prior agreement has been sought from both your current line manager and the manager of your substantive post, if you are already undertaking a secondment role.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Thomas Fernholz, tel: (+44)115-9514753 or email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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