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Research Associate – Cooling Molecules to Quantum Degeneracy

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Fixed Term: 2 years, available from 1 October 2023

Salary: £45,593 – £53,630 per annum* 

Applications are invited for a Research Associate position available within the Centre for Cold Matter, a part of the Quantum Optics and Laser Science Group (QOLS Group), to help produce independent and original research on the cooling of molecules to quantum degeneracy. 

You will be expected to plan and carry out research, to write up results for publication and oral presentations, to liaise with collaborators within and outside Imperial College, and to assist in the maintenance of lab facilities and the administration of the research team and to support research students. This project will involve a high degree of teamwork and interdisciplinary research. 

The following are essential requirements for the role:

  • Hold a PhD (or equivalent) in Experimental Physics or a closely related discipline.
  • A strong background in Experimental Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics.
  • Technical knowledge of laser systems and the control of laser light

The following are desirable requirements for the role:

  • Experience in laser cooling and trapping, preferably including quantum gases
  • Experience in simulation and data analysis
  • Experience of using data acquisition hardware and software

For further details on this opportunity visit our website at the following link. (select “Job Search” then enter the job title or vacancy reference NAT01505 into “Keywords”).

Closing Date: 15th September 2023 (Midnight GMT)

Queries relating to the position should be directed to: Professor Mike Tarbutt, [email protected].

Queries relating to the application process should be directed to Ms Sanja Maricic, CCM Operations Manager, at: [email protected].

For technical issues when applying online, please contact: [email protected].

*Candidates who have not yet been officially awarded their PhD will be appointed as Research Assistant within the salary range £40,694 – £43,888 per annum.

The Department of Physics is an IoP JUNO Champion and an Athena Silver SWAN Award winner reflecting our commitment to building a supportive, inclusive and highly motivated community. 

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