Research Fellow - Photonic Systems Circuits & Sensors Group

University of Southampton

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Position type:

Full time


£30,395 to £37,345

06 Aug 2019
05 Sep 2019

Full details:

Reference number: SOU-1168819PN

You will join our team of over 40 researchers to work on the design, fabrication and characterisation of silicon photonic devices. The project, which is backed by industrial funding, will be supervised by Dr David Thomson who has a strong, internationally renowned track record in silicon photonics, and will involve significant interaction with the industry team. The focus of the team is in the field of Silicon Photonics, based at the Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, UK.

A PhD* or professional qualifications and experience in Electronics or Photonics is essential as is an understanding of silicon photonic technology and its integration with electronic devices and experience of the characterisation of high-speed electronic and photonic devices. Experience in the simulation of optical modulators is desirable.

*Applications for Research Fellow positions will be considered from candidates who are working towards or nearing completion of a relevant PhD qualification. The title of Research Fellow will be applied upon successful completion of the PhD. Prior to the qualification being awarded the title of Senior Research Assistant will be given.

The post will be for up to 18 months in duration due to funding restrictions.

To informally discuss the position, please contact Dr David Thomson (Email: Phone: +44 (0)23 8059 3092). 


Application procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Georgie Warren (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 7749. Please quote reference 1168819PN on all correspondence.

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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