Research Associate in Semiconductor Devices and Quantum Optics

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We seek a talented, motivated postdoctoral researcher with practical expertise in semiconductor processing and/or semiconductor quantum optics to join our team. You will conduct research in the use of semiconductor integrated photonics and discrete light sources for optical quantum technology.

Candidates must have a PhD in Engineering, Physics or closely-related subject focusing on semiconductor processing and/or quantum optics. Experience of experimental work in an optics lab or of semiconductor processing are essential. Desirable criteria include photonic device modelling and an interest in quantum physics. You will have a strong research record demonstrated through publications in peer-reviewed academic journals.

You will join a vibrant and growing research group working on semiconductor quantum optics. The group runs two newly equipped labs suitable for high resolution optical spectroscopy, photon counting and quantum optics. Processing will occur in the Institute for Compound Semiconductors (ICS) cleanroom which forms part of > £300m investment in new research and innovation centres in South Wales. The ICS will be a unique facility in Europe, equipped with epitaxy, state-of-the art fabrication and device characterisation facilities.

This post is full time (35 hours a week), available immediately for a fixed term period of 30 months.

Salary: £33,797 – £40,322 per annum (Grade 6). It is anticipated that an appointment will not be made above point 33 £36,914 per annum.

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For informal enquiries about the post please contact Prof Anthony Bennett

More information on the research group is available from .

For further details about working at Cardiff School of Engineering please contact Karen Baldwin

Closing date: Wednesday, 6 October 2021

This post has previously been advertised to employees of Cardiff University only.  We now invite external applications.

Please NOTE: Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

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.

“Cardiff University is a signatory to the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), which means that in hiring and promotion decisions we will evaluate applicants on the quality of their research, not publication metrics or the identity of the journal in which the research is published. More information is available at:”

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