Senior Research Laboratory Manager - AR2189SB
School of Physics and Astronomy
Vacancy Description
School of Physics and Astronomy, Salary: £40,792 - £50,132 per annum, Start: As soon as possible, Fixed term for 5 years
Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral level trained Senior Research Laboratory Manager. The post is based within the Optical Manipulation Group in the School of Physics and Astronomy (see and is available for 5 years. 

The group aims to build upon a range of internationally recognised work in the area of biophotonics and its applications at St Andrews. The specific topic area is in the scientific coordination of a range of activities and events related to Biophotonics as well as support to one or more research strands in the group.  

The post-holder will be required to undertake duties to support research level activities, liaison with both local and international researchers as well as preparation of research papers, international grants, reports and supporting material for research papers, conferences and events associated with strategic grants. The post holder would be expected to undertake their own research too on experimental work and/or numerical studies supporting studies relating to the research activities in the group.

Informal enquiries (NOT full applications) to: Professor Kishan Dholakia,, 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

Please quote ref:  AR2189SB

Closing Date:  1 April 2019

Further Particulars:  AR2189SB FPs.doc

School of Physics and Astronomy
Salary: £40,792 - £50,132 per annum
Start: As soon as possible
Fixed term for 5 years