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Research Fellow in the Theory of Quantum Technologies and Quantum Optics

University of Southampton UK

The University of Southampton is a major collaborator in the UK's £270M programme to develop Quantum Technologies from laboratory experiments into prototype technologies. This project is part of the EPSRC Quantum Technology Hub for Sensors and Metrology, involving 6 UK universities. The aim of the project is to develop and analyse quantum enhanced sensing, imaging and metrology using theoretical quantum optical tools. You will undertake research on quantum technologies, including quantum interferometry, imaging and atom clocks and will be responsible for analytical and numerical investigations and will perform theoretical work in close collaboration with experimentalists. You will have a PhD (or equivalent) in Physics, Mathematics, or a closely related discipline, an outstanding track record of research commensurate with your stage of career and the ability to conduct research both independently and in collaboration with peers. A proven history of working successfully with experimentalists and experience in one of the following topics would be advantageous: quantum physics, quantum optics, cold atom physics, matter-wave interferometry, continuous quantum measurement theory. This position is tenable for two years from 1 May 2015 or as soon as possible thereafter. Salary £28,695 to £35,256. Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Janne Ruostekoski email: Application procedure: You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date 23rd February 2015. If you need any assistance, please call Charlene Tyson (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 6803. Please quote reference 507715PJ on all correspondence. Further details: We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Closing Date
23 Feb 2015


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