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Marie-Curie Early Stage Researcher - MoSaiQC - Physics and Astronomy - 902791

position expires on April 10, 2020
University of Birmingham, Birmingham United Kingdom GB

Full Time Fixed Term Contract for 36 months from the date of appointment.

2 vacancies available

Role Purpose

The unprecedented control over cold atoms has resulted in extremely precise measurement of time and frequencies. In our lab, we work on enabling concepts through to asking very fundamental questions at the cutting edge of science.  We have PhD positions within the EU-ITN-MoSaiQC (https://www.mosaiqc.eu) aimed to train a cohort of young scientists at the frontiers of physics.  The PhDs will work on cutting edge projects developing novel concepts relevant to metrology and fundamental science. They will have access to our state-of-the art labs and will also benefit from the European Collaborations as well as from our direct link to the UK National Quantum Technology Hub in Sensors and Metrology (https://www.quantumsensors.org/news/).

Salary (which will be subject to UK taxation & superannuation) will be at the EU Marie Sklordowska-Curie rate of £51,574.60 per annum, additional allowances may apply depending on circumstances.