11. January 2016 - ISIS, STFC
Post-Doctoral Research Associate in Nanoscale Superconductivity
Post-Doctoral Research Associate in Nanoscale Superconductivity: Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
11. January 2016 - ISIS, STFC
Post-Doctoral Research Associate in Nanoscale Superconductivity
Post-Doctoral Research Associate in Nanoscale Superconductivity: Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Employer
ISIS, STFC
Location

Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

Introduction

We now have an opportunity for a Post-Doctoral Research Associate to make a significant contribution to the ISIS research programme in nanoscale superconductivity within our nanomagnetism research group under the direction of and . The group has a 12 month position in the EPSRC funded project: Novel Coherent Electronic States in Artificial Ferromagnetic-Superconducting Hybrid Metamaterials. The project is part of a consortium consisting of the universities of St. Andrews, Leeds, Bath and Royal Holloway. This position is focused on exploiting our neutron (and complementary) technique data to provide a quantitative nanoscale understanding of triplet superconducting materials. In the project we have collected extensive neutron, muon and x-ray data. The Research Associate will work on the analysis of this data and contribute to the wider aspects contained within the project.

Job description

List of Duties / Work Programme / Responsibilities

A full-time vacancy exists as a post-doctoral researcher within the nanomagnetism research group which resides within the large scale structures group. The group has a 12 month position in the EPSRC funded project: Novel Coherent Electronic States in Artificial Ferromagnetic-Superconducting Hybrid Metamaterials. The project is part of a consortium consisting of St. Andrews, Leeds, Bath and Royal Holloway

In addition to the project the nanomagnetism group has strong collaborative research projects in a wide range of superconductivity and magnetism across the periodic table. The post is focused on exploiting neutron (and complementary) techniques to provide a quantitative nanoscale understanding of triplet superconducting materials. For the successful candidate, the position represents an excellent opportunity to develop both collaborative and personal scientific research programmes exploiting the capabilities of reflectometry (and complementary techniques) in the areas of nanoscale superconductivity and/or magnetism.

Contacts and Communication

You will interact extensively with visitors both from higher education institutions and industry. External representation will involve presentation of their scientific work at conference.

Requested Profile

The position requires

  • A PhD in hard condensed matter specifically in superconductivity and/or nanoscale magnetism or extensive relevant experience.
  • Further post-doctoral experience is desirable but not essential. Practical experience of neutron or X-ray techniques in superconductivity/magnetism is essential.
  • Practical experience of polarised neutron reflectivity data analysis is essential.
  • Good interpersonal and presentation skills are also required.

Contact
Name

Prof Sean Langridge and Dr Christy Kinane

E-Mail
Website
How to Apply

Go to: http://www.topcareer.jobs/Vacancy/irc214858_6193.aspx

Online applications only, please submit a covering letter and CV, ensuring that the IRC reference is included in the file name description of each document uploaded. No Agencies.

The closing date for applications is 5th February. The interview/assessment date for this vacancy is 24th February 2016 and will be held at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory.

We want to make our application process as easy for you as we possibly can. If you experience any problems in applying for this job, or have any feedback for us about the application process, please contact our Recruitment Hotline on 01793 867000 (8.30am – 5.00pm Monday to Friday). Please quote the appropriate IRC reference number when calling.

Deadline
05. February 2016
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