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Research Associate/Assistant on "Non-equilibrium phenomena in a homogeneous quantum gas"

Ref: KA 10957 Grade: Research Associate

Limit of tenure: 3 years (includes probationary period)

The Atomic, Mesoscopic and Optical Physics (AMOP) Group of the Department of Physics, University of Cambridge, invites applications for a postdoctoral research associate to work on cutting edge experiments on the non-equilibrium many-body physics of ultracold atomic gases. The work will focus on studies of homogeneous quantum gases, which have recently been pioneered in AMOP.

The post requires extensive experience in experimental atomic physics and good knowledge of the theory of atomic physics. Knowledge of the theory of many-body physics is also highly desirable.

The appointment will be on the Research Associate scale at a level determined by skills and experience. Expenses for travel associated with the project are provided. The position has a starting date of 1st October 2017, but can be negotiated.

Further information on the scientific details may be obtained from: Prof Zoran Hadzibabic (zh10001@cam.ac.uk). Inquiries on the administrative part may be obtained from: Ms Pam Smith, AMOP Group, Cavendish Laboratory, JJ Thomson Avenue, Cambridge CB3 0HE, tel: (01223) 766298 (pjh65@cam.ac.uk).

Applications: To submit an application for this vacancy, please click on the link in the 'Apply online' section of the advert published on the University's Job Opportunities pages. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please ensure that you upload your Curriculum Vitae (CV), a covering letter and a list of publications in the Upload section of the online application. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

The closing date for applications is 1st April 2017. If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact Ms Pam Smith, email pjh65@cam.ac.uk or telephone 01223766298.

This post has a proposed start date of 1st October 2017.

Closing date: 1st April 2017 (5pm)

Anticipated date for interviews: between 1st May 1st June 2017.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please ensure that you upload your Curriculum Vitae (CV), a covering letter and a list of publications in the Upload section of the online application. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

Please quote reference KA10957 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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