Research Associate

Job title Research Associate

Department Physics

Salary Starting from £32,004, rising to £38,183

Grade Grade 7

Placed on Thursday 17 August 2017

Closing date Thursday 28 September 2017

Interview date Thursday 12 October 2017

Reference SF5159


Applications are invited for a postdoctoral research associate position at the Department of Physics, University of Bath. The successful applicant will play a key role in the development of theory and numerical simulations of generation of optical frequency combs in the whispering microresonators with a variety of nonlinear and gain materials. The successful candidate will have an excellent research record in one or more of the following: computational photonics, nonlinear photonics, soliton theory, computational and nonlinear physics. Applications from candidates willing and able to contribute to development of research proposals in the broad area of theoretical and computational, engage with existing and develop new collaborations on the topic are particularly encouraged. Prior experience with preparing research publications for the top international journals is highly desirable.

You will be based jointly within the Centre for Photonics and Photonic Materials and the Theoretical and Computational Physics Group in the Department of Physics.  This post is funded by a Leverhulme Trust project and comes within a remit of the existing EU Horizon 2020 and the Royal Society funding supporting international links with Israel, Russia, Sweden and South Africa. 

Physics at the University of Bath is a research-led Department, ranked highly in the UK in the latest Research Excellence Framework, and the University recently attained a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework. Both the Department and the University are committed to providing a supportive and inclusive working environment, with an active Athena Swan programme and opportunities for researchers to receive training, mentorship, and career development.

This is a full time (36.5 hours per week) fixed term position for up to 24 months. Further questions about the project should be forwarded to Prof. Dmitry Skryabin:

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. To achieve our global aspirations, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.