ORGANISATION/COMPANYUniversity of Glasgow
RESEARCH FIELDPhysics › Optics
RESEARCHER PROFILEFirst Stage Researcher (R1)
APPLICATION DEADLINE12/03/2017 23:00 - Europe/London
LOCATIONUnited Kingdom › Glasgow
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEK35
OFFER STARTING DATE01/08/2017
EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMMEH2020 / Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions
MARIE CURIE GRANT AGREEMENT NUMBER721465
College of Science and Engineering
School of Physics and Astronomy
Vacancy Reference: 016668
Salary: Approx. £33,000 - £35,000 per annum*
Researchers will receive an additional mobility allowance, depending on personal circumstances.
*Approximate gross salary stated above is subject to employers NI deductions and the amount varies according to the living costs of host country.
You will contribute to the project Phase coherent generation and storage of structured light in an atomic vapour, as part of the European Training Network ColOpt (Collective effects and optomechanics in ultra-cold matter) working with Dr Sonja Franke-Arnold. Specifically, the job requires expert knowledge in the generation and manipulation of complex vectorial light fields as well as experimental atom cooling and trapping. You will submit a PhD thesis based on the undertaken research, contribute to the formulation and submission of research publications, and participate in the network training programme.
This post is funded for 3 years.
According to the regulations for mobility within the Marie Curie programme, the researcher must not have carried out his/her main activity (work, studies, etc) in the country of his/her host organisation (in this case, the United Kingdom) for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to recruitment.
All candidates are advised to visit the following website to obtain further details of the eligibility requirements for Marie Curie initiatives, and for an overview of the network The European Training Network ColOpt “Collective effects and optomechanics in ultra-cold matter”: https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/166764
To apply, please visit http://www.gla.ac.uk/jobs
Vacancy Ref: 016668, closing date: 12 March 2017.
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