University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

Research Assistant in Experimental Cold Atom (Fixed Term)

United Kingdom

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Research Assistant in Experimental Cold Atom (Fixed Term)

A position exists for Research Assistant in experimental cold atom research.

We are looking for a Research Assistant to work on an hybrid optical lattice/tweezer project led by Prof Ulrich Schneider at the University of Cambridge. The successful candidate will be based in the Many-Body Quantum Dynamics group (www. manybody.phy.cam.ac.uk) in the Department of Physics. The project will focus on building a new high-optical-resolution cold-atom setup. The position will start in March 2023.

Candidates will have completed a Masters-level degree or equivalent in Physics or a cognate subject. Experience in experimental work with ultracold atoms is essential and prior work with optical lattices or optical tweezers is highly desirable. Candidates must provide the names and contact details of two referees who are familiar with their work/studies in the relevant field.

Candidates will need to meet all prerequisites for admission to the PhD programme in the Department of Physics in Easter term 2024 (please refer to: https: // www. phy.cam.ac.uk/admissions/postgraduate/degreesoffered/phdinphysics).

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 42 months in the first instance.

The post holder will be located at the Department of Physics Cavendish Laboratory JJ Thomson Avenue Cambridge CB3 0HE, UK.

Salary Ranges: Research Assistant £28,929 to £33,348.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account and log in before completing the online application form.

Ensure that you upload your Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a covering letter in the upload section of the online application. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application. Please submit your application by midnight on the closing date.

If you have any questions about this vacancy please contact Professor U Schneider ([email protected]). If you have any questions about the application process, please contact PHY Rutherford HR [email protected].

Please quote reference KA40480 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy. The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

If you have any questions about this vacancy please contact Professor U Schneider ([email protected]). If you have any questions about the application process, please contact PHY Rutherford HR [email protected].

Please quote reference KA40480 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Further information
  • Further particulars
  • Department/Location

    Department of Physics, West Cambridge

    Salary

    £29,605-£33,966

    Reference

    KA40480

    Category

    Research

    Published

    12 February 2024

    Closing date

    26 February 2024

    Job details

    Title

    Research Assistant in Experimental Cold Atom (Fixed Term)

    Employer

    University of Cambridge

    Location

    United Kingdom

    Published

    February 13, 2024

    Application deadline

    February 26, 2024

    Job type

    Research

    Field

    Agricultural Science,Physics,Space Science

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