Research Fellow in Cold Atoms Technology for Space University of Birmingham, Engineering and Physical Sciences United Kingdom

Research Fellow - Cold Atoms Technology for Space - 56910 


Full Time/Part Time
Full Time
Duration of Post
1 year
Post is open to:
External and internal candidates
Full time starting salary is normally in the range £29,301 to £38,183. With potential progression once in post to £40,523 a year.
Additional Information
Terms and Conditions
Research and Analogous Staff (non-clinical)
Job Purpose
We are seeking an individual to work on the development of cold atoms technology for space, which will involve contributing to the design, breadboarding and integration of compact cold atoms systems for space projects.
Person Specification
The successful candidate would require: 

- A first degree in physics, engineering or related discipline. 
- Demonstrated technical and scientific experience in research undertaken through academia or industry, as evidenced by a PhD in a relevant discipline or equivalent practical experience.- 
- Proven expertise in cold atom systems OR significant expertise in technical areas of relevance, such as underpinning hardware or systems engineering. 
- 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 documentation. 
- Excellent analytical skills. 

And would desirably possess qualities such as: 

- Experience in cold atom interferometry, or similar techniques. 
- Experience in precision sensing. 
- Experience in technology translation and development. 
Closing Date
1 Jul 2017
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