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Research Associate

Engineering & Applied Science

Salary:  £25,728 to £28,098 per annum
Grade:  Grade 07
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (initially for 6 months with the possibility of an extension for up to 24 months)
Basis:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Monday 26 February 2018
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  R180052

The Aston Institute of Photonic Technologies is seeking to appoint Research Fellow to work in a research project carried out in collaboration with the department of Physics of Airlangga University, Indonesia and with advice of industrial collaborator: Branscan (food industry). The post is funded by the Newton Fund.

You will join a world-renowned Aston Institute of Photonic Technologies and will be working at the cutting edge of photonic technologies and industrial applications. This is an opportunity to become a member of a vibrant team with a successful track record in photonics. It is a particularly exciting time as the group extends its research activities to the fields of fibre lasers, laser application, bio-nano sensing and instrumentation.

You should have a PhD or equivalent degree in photonics, laser physics or relevant fields. Exceptionally, candidates with a strong BSc and MSc or equivalent in these fields may be considered. Preference will be given to applicants with a proven expertise and a good research record in photonics or relevant.

Applicants with scientific curriculum including publications in top level scientific journals as well as with proven skills in experimental or numerical studies of photonics systems at the fundamental scientific level are preferred. The ability to conduct independent research and to work as a member of a research team is essential. The level of appointment will depend on the qualifications and relevant experience of the successful applicants.

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