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Research Assistant (Fixed Term)

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 months in the first instance.

The role holder will run Monte Carlo simulations of Kagome Ising spins, with dipolar and exchange interactions, both in 2D and layered 3D systems. Some level of analytical effective modelling, mean field theory and finite size scaling will be required. Good scientific writing skills are required, to write reports and co-write scientific papers. The project will be in collaboration with an experimental group, and under the direct supervision of the PI, Dr Claudio Castelnovo.

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If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact Lucia Medici, Group Administrator, email:

Please quote reference KA11995 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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