Research Associate in Theoretical Quantum Optics with NQIT

Job title Research Associate in Theoretical Quantum Optics with NQIT

Department Physics

Salary Starting from £33,199, rising to £39,609

Grade Grade 7

Placed on Friday 05 July 2019

Closing date Sunday 21 July 2019

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference CC6887

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The Department of Physics is looking to appoint a Research Associate on a full time, 4-month fixed-term position associated with the Networked Quantum Information Technologies Hub funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council. You will work within the Centre for Photonics and Photonic Materials.

Experience in theoretical quantum optics and in particular parametric scattering processes, nonlinear photonics in coupled systems, and the development of numerical modelling techniques for guided-wave structures is essential to enable an immediate contribution to the goals of the research project.

Please note that the successful candidate must be available to start no later than 2nd August 2019.

The University of Bath is highly ranked in independent league tables for overall performance, student satisfaction and graduate employment. The Department of Physics recently scored 100% in the National Student Survey 2019 for our MPhys (Hons) Physics and MPhys (Hons) Physics with Professional Placement courses.

The University of Bath is set amongst green fields overlooking the world-heritage city of Bath - with the city centre only 1 mile from campus. On site you will find all the local amenities you could ask for including shops, restaurants, cafes, banks and the world-class Sports Training Village. It is an innovative, successful and rewarding place to work and develop your career. Other benefits include a generous leave entitlement, pension schemes, a wide range of learning and development opportunities and various staff discounts.

Informal enquiries should be directed to Dr Peter Mosley (

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