Research Fellow, QT Hub Optical Clock Developments

University of Birmingham

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United Kingdom

Position type:

Full time


£29,301 to £38,183

03 Jan 2017
05 Feb 2017

Full details:

Reference number: BIR-56293

Job Purpose

Support of the delivery of the QT hub and DSTL miniature optical lattice clock delivery

Person Specification

The successful candidate would require:
- A first degree in physics or engineering.
- Demonstrated technical and scientific experience in either the research or industry environment, as evidenced by a PhD in a relevant discipline or an equivalent amount of practical experience.
- Demonstrated ability to manage a self-contained project, and to work effectively as part of a team of scientists or engineers.
- Excellent communication skills, including development of documentation.
- Excellent analytical skills.
- A strong background in the development, design and testing of optical lattice clocks based on cold atoms.

And would desirably possess qualities such as:
- Background in working with Strontium-based optical lattice clocks.
- Experience in narrow linewitdth laser development.
- Experience in developing high performance locking systems, such as for laser stabilisation or mechanical automation.

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