UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL

Research Associate, School of Physics

Location
Bristol, United Kingdom
Salary
£33,199 - £37,345 per annum
Posted
12 May 2019
End of advertisement period
10 Jun 2019
Ref
ACAD103972
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Division/School School of Physics
Contract type Open Ended
Working pattern Full time
Salary £33,199 - £37,345 per annum
Closing date for applications 10-Jun-2019

Applications are invited for the role of Research Associate in the School of Physics, Centre for Device Thermography and Reliability (CDTR), to contribute to the characterization of Gallium Oxide and other wideband gap electronic materials and devices. The researcher will study state of the art materials and devices from UK and international suppliers, use experimental data, complemented by device modelling, to further the understanding of key technology. Further research will focus on the development and understanding of next generation packaging materials for these devices.

The CDTR group is active in many EU, US, and UK research programmes, and is funded by the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, the European Space Agency and other funding agencies as well as by industry.

Applicants should have postgraduate (PhD) experience in physics, materials science or engineering, with a good publication record. The position requires expertise or interest in the development of optical measurement techniques and their application, as well as device simulation. A willingness to work together with /co-supervise PhD students of CDTR students will be necessary.

The position has funding for 2 years in the first instance.

Informal enquiries (not applications) to Professor M. Kuball, martin.kuball@bristol.ac.uk, tel +44(0)117 928 8734.

The University is committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive culture. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities, especially from women and other groups currently under-represented in our department.

We appreciate and value difference, seeking to attract, develop and retain a diverse mix of talented people that will contribute to the overall success of Bristol and help maintain our position as one of the world’s leading universities.

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