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Vacancy - Research
Postdoctoral Research Fellow - High power fibre lasers
Location: Highfield Campus
Salary: £27,428 to £29,972
Contract: Full Time Fixed Term
Closing Date: Friday 26 August 2011
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Applicants are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow position in the area of high power fibre lasers. The project will involve the development of novel state-of-the-art high power fibre laser and amplifier sources operating in the infrared wavelength regime for use in a wide range of applications. The project is sponsored by the European Union under the Seventh Framework Programme and involves close collaboration with academic and industrial partners across Europe.
Applicants must have a strong background in lasers and optics with research experience in fibre lasers and/or solid-state-lasers and excellent experimental skills. The applicants will be expected to work as part of a cohesive team and to interact with project partners. You will have a PhD in Physics/Engineering or equivalent with relevant experience at post-graduate/post-doctoral in fibre lasers and/or solid-state lasers. A hands-on approach is necessary along with a keen interest in developing new physical ideas from proof-of-principle to implementation.
The appointment is initially for a 3-year period.
The closing date for this post is 26 August 2011.
View the full job description and apply online. Alternatively telephone 023 8059 2750 for an application form. Please quote vacancy reference number 028511EH on all correspondence.
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