Aston University

Aston University

Postdoctoral Research Associate (Internal Only) (0357-23)

United Kingdom

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Postdoctoral Research Associate (Internal Only) Aston Institute of Photonic Technologies Location: Aston University Main Campus

Salary: £36,333 to £38,474 per annum Grade: Grade 08 Contract Type: Fixed Term (up to 36 months)

Basis: Full Time Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Monday 03 July 2023 Interview Date: Monday 17 July 2023 Reference: 0357-23 Release Date: Thursday 04 May 2023

We are looking for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work on an innovative research project that has been funded through the Leverhulme Trust research grant - Harnessing vector soliton supramolecular structures (HARVEST). The originality of the project is in the application of the novel concept of the controllable manipulation of the self-organisation scenarios (different pulse patterns) in a laser-based model system.

This position is based at one of the largest photonic research group in UK - Aston Institute of Photonic Technologies (AIPT) https: // www.

The successful applicants will join a world-renowned group and will be working at the cutting edge of interdisciplinary research problems. Primary role includes contribution to the theoretical and experimental study of polarisation dynamics of mode locked fibre lasers. They will define, coordinate and supervise the research and training developments; help to manage a fibre optic lasers laboratory and facilities; disseminate work within the multi-disciplinary team and through publications in the leading high- impact international journals and presentations at national and international conferences; supervise PhD student; contribute to the planning and development of project activities.

We are looking for a candidate with exceptional skills in the development and experimental and theoretical characterisation of mode-locked fibre lasers.

The post is available for a fixed term of up to 36 months.

For further information please contact Assoc. Prof. Sergey Sergeyev [email protected] .

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Postdoctoral Research Associate (Internal Only) (0357-23)


Aston University


United Kingdom


May 25, 2023

Application deadline

July 03, 2023

Job type



Agricultural Science,Chemistry,Engineering,Physics,Space Science

About the employer

Aston University is a leading public research university in the UK. Established in 1966, The university campus is located on a green 60 acre, self-contained site in the center of Birmingham. Aston University is an internationally acknowledged center for education and research endeavor. The university offers undergraduate, postgraduate, apprenticeship, foundation, and executive programs across disciplines. It also offers arrays of online courses. All the programs offered at the university are designed corresponding to the trends and demands of the industry and business globally.

The various faculties and schools of the university include Engineering & Applied Science, Aston Graduate School, Languages & Social Sciences, Aston Business School, Life & Health Sciences, and Aston Medical School. The team of faculty of Aston University comprises highly qualified professors as well as experts from respective industries. Modern tools and logical approaches like case studies are adopted in teaching methodologies. Besides theoretical sessions, the university gives emphasis on the practical training of students. Skill development programs are carried out to inculcate dexterity for leading-edge technologies among students.

Aston University boasts a world-class infrastructure at the campus offering the finest learning experience. There are hi-tech laboratories, libraries, studios, and IT centers, and seminar halls at the campus supporting an environment for advanced knowledge. Aston University is a hub for world-leading research initiatives. To undertake the highest quality of research, the university has established advanced research centers. 78% of the research has been evaluated ‘World-leading’ by Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014. The university has teamed up with universities and research institutes across the world for knowledge sharing and collaborative research initiatives. Further, the university maintains partnerships with the industry for sponsored research programs.

Aston is a university of global repute. Students across the world come to study at a prestigious university. The university considers all the aspects of students. It provides counseling, medical, legal (VISA and other), and other services to students. There are indoor and outdoor sports arenas, fitness centers, swimming pools, cafeterias, banks, and other facilities at the campus.

The university offers modern accommodation facilities to students. There are various student clubs at the university that organizes sports meets, music fests, dance competitions, literary fest, art exhibitions, and other events. All these events comprise cross-disciplinary participation that helps to build team spirits among students. Aston University offers various scholarships and study loans to students so that all can have access to education beyond any financial barrier. Aston University maintains a high record of placements. Students passing from the university are recruited by leading companies with high remuneration packages.

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