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Research Fellow in Optical Trapping – AR2300MR
School of Physics and Astronomy
Vacancy Description
School of Physics and Astronomy, Salary: £33,797 - £40,322 per annum, Fixed Term: 12 months, Start: As soon as possible
Applications are invited for Research Fellows to work on an EPSRC-funded project. The work is based within the Optical Manipulation Group in the School of Physics and Astronomy (https://opticalmanipulationgroup.wp.st-andrews.ac.uk). The group aims to build upon a range of internationally recognized work in the area of photonics and its applications at St Andrews. The specific topic area of this post is optical trapping with particular emphasis on novel trapping materials and optical trapping in vacuum.

We are particularly interested in researchers with prior experience in one or more of: optical trapping; cavity optomechanics; advanced microscopy and imaging. 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.

Start Date: As soon as possible.

Informal enquiries (NOT full applications) to: Professor Kishan Dholakia, kd1@st-andrews.ac.uk, tel: 01334 463184

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 http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/hr/edi/diversityawards/.

Please quote ref: AR2300MR

Closing Date:  10 January 2020

Further Particulars: AR2300MR FPs.doc

School of Physics & Astronomy
Salary: £33,797 - £40,322 per annum
Fixed Term: 12 months
Start: As soon as possible