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Research Associate - Opto-electronic Device Fabrication and Characterisation

Aston Institute of Photonic Technologies

Location:  Aston University Main Campus
Salary:  £37,099 to £44,263 per annum
Grade:  Grade 08
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (12 months)
Basis:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Tuesday 26 September 2023
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  0722-23
Release Date:  Thursday 14 September 2023

The post is in Professor Richard Hogg’s group in Aston Institute of Photonic Technologies.  The successful candidate will develop photonic crystal surface emitting lasers (PCSELs).  

The main responsibilities of the role lie in GaAs based PCSEL fabrication and characterization.  

A PhD in a related discipline, and experience in compound semiconductor manufacturing, including nano-fabrication is required.  Experience of successful project delivery, and working experience of laser test and characterization is also required.  

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