Research Associate

Location
London (Greater) (GB)
Posted
29 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
07 Jul 2022
Ref
049145
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

We are pleased to invite applications for a postdoctoral position funded by STFC/EPSRC’s Quantum Technologies for Fundamental Physics (QTFP) programme. King’s College Physics Department has a strong involvement with this programme and provides a world-class environment for research at the intersection of different strands of physics. 

Specifically, we are seeking a postdoctoral researcher who will work on modelling of quantum black hole processes, related to the experimental quantum black hole simulators in optical fibres and hybrid superfluid optomechanical devices at low temperature.
The post-holder will work as part of an interdisciplinary consortium (qsimfp.org) uniting the quantum technology and fundamental physics communities. The post-holder will work with Professor Ruth Gregory at King’s, liaising with Professors Weinfurtner (Nottingham), Barenghi (Newcastle) and Koenig (St Andrews) on the experimental quantum black hole simulators.  

Within King’s, you will be part of the department of Physics, which belongs to the Faculty of Natural, Mathematical & Engineering Sciences (NMES). Supporting our staff is important to us and we offer a range of provision including flexible working, caring support, and training opportunities. The university is making significant investment in the Faculty and both student and staff numbers are growing. Our staff come from over 45 countries and around 56% of our students are from outside the UK.  

Further details are available at www.kcl.ac.uk/nmes 

The study of Physics at King's dates back to the foundation of the College in 1829. The Department is currently undergoing significant growth with substantial investment in new appointments, research infrastructure and laboratory space refurbishment. We offer a range of BSc (three-year) and MSci (four-year) undergraduate courses as well as MSc and PhD programmes. 

Further information may be found at: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/physics 

This post will be offered on an a fixed term contract for 18 months with the possibility of extension, subject to funding constraints 

This is a full-time post - 100% full time equivalent

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