Research Fellow in Photonics - AR2002SB
School of Physics and Astronomy
Vacancy Description
School of Physics & Astronomy, Salary: £32,548 - £38,833 per annum, Start: As soon as possible, Fixed term for 12 months
Applications are invited for a postdoctoral Research Fellow to work on an EPSRC-funded project. The work is based within the Optical Manipulation Group in the School of Physics and Astronomy (see The group aims to build upon a range of internationally recognised work in the area of photonics and its applications at St Andrews. The specific topic area is to provide new skills in image analysis and optical imaging methods that complement on-going studies in the team in one or more of the following light sheet imaging, Raman spectroscopy and optical coherence tomography. The post is for one year in the first instance but with scope for extension.

The post-holder will be required to undertake both experimental work and numerical studies. They will play a leading role in implementing new feasibility studies in imaging using a range of biological samples and working closely with biomedical collaborators.

Informal enquiries (NOT full applications) to: Professor Kishan Dholakia,, tel: 01334 463184.

Applications are particularly welcome from women, who are under-represented in research posts at the University.  You can find out more about Equality & Diversity at

The University is committed to equality for all, demonstrated through our working on diversity awards (ECU Athena SWAN/Race Charters; Carer Positive; LGBT Charter; and Stonewall).  More details can be found at

Please quote ref:  AR2002SB 

Closing Date:  24 November 2017

Further Particulars:
AR2002SB FPs.doc

School of Physics & Astronomy
Salary: £32,548 - £38,833 per annum
Start: As soon as possible
Fixed term for 12 months