Postdoctoral Fellow in Experimental Physics University of Otago, Otago Quantum Optics Group, Department of Physics New Zealand

Postdoctoral Fellow - Experimental Physics



Our Group


The Otago Quantum Optics Group ( is part of the Dodd Walls Center for Quantum and Photonics Technologies, a national Center of Research Excellence. (


The University of Otago, ( New Zealand’s oldest university, is situated in Dunedin ( on the stunning South Island.


The Role


Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Fellowship in experimental physics within the Otago Quantum Optics Group. The project aims to use cryogenic rare earth ion dopants for microwave memories and for the transduction of quantum states from microwave to optical frequencies.


Your Skills and Experience


Successful candidates should have a PhD in Physics and a demonstrated strength in one more of the following areas:

• AMO physics;

• The spectroscopy of rare-earth ions in solids;

• Magnetic resonance;

• Quantum optics; or

• Photonics.


Further Details


Specific enquiries may be directed to Associate Professor Jevon Longdell, Department of Physics, via the contact details below.


This is a full-time, fixed term position for two years.


The funding for this position is available for an immediate start.


How to Apply


To submit your application online please click the apply button below. Please include a covering letter, contact details for three referees and your full curriculum vitae.


There is no formal closing date and applications will be considered individually on receipt. The University reserves the right to close this vacancy at any time.


Equal opportunity in employment is University policy.


Additional Information

Contact: Associate Professor Jevon Longdell Tel: +64 3 479 4122

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Employment Status

Fixed Term Full-time

Salary Level and Range

Postdoctoral Fellow ($75,896)


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